Hawaiian. <em>Tapa (Kapa)</em>, 18th-mid 19th century. Barkcloth, pigment, 39 3/8 x 40 9/16 in (100 x 103 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Frank Sherman Benson Fund and the Henry L. Batterman Fund, 37.2990PA. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.2990PA_folded1.jpg)

Tapa (Kapa)


Medium: Barkcloth, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:18th-mid 19th century

Dimensions: 39 3/8 x 40 9/16 in (100 x 103 cm)


Accession Number: 37.2990PA

Image: CUR.37.2990PA_folded1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Tapa square with design divided into quarters and having opposite triangles filled in with small stamped figure, the other triangles being blank; colors are brown and black on white, with orange-red pigment used to make cross hatching. Condition: worn and torn

Brooklyn Museum