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Tapa (Kapa)

Arts of the Pacific Islands

CULTURE Hawaiian
MEDIUM Barkcloth, pigment
DATES 19th century
DIMENSIONS 39 3/4 x 21 1/4in. (101 x 54cm) folded: 11 1/4 × 20 7/8 in. (28.5 × 53 cm)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Frank Sherman Benson Fund and the Henry L. Batterman Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Strip of tapa with design of small printed figures in bands, the center of each band has alternate figures in red. Object was decorated using stamping.
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