Tapa (Kapa moe)
Arts of the Pacific Islands
mid 19th-early 20th century
Gift of George C. Brackett and Robert B. Woodward
Barkcloth (kapa moe) bedding consisting of five sheets, with the outermost layer dyed pink, stitched together along one edge. narrow zigzag apparently put on with carved beater dipped in color; all the sheets have a beater watermark in little circles.
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Hawaiian. Tapa (Kapa moe), mid 19th-early 20th century. Barkcloth, pigment, 113 × 82 11/16 in. (287 × 210 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George C. Brackett and Robert B. Woodward, 02.258.2621. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.02.258.2621_overall.jpg)
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