Hawaiian. <em>Tapa (Kapa moe)</em>, mid 19th-early 20th century. Barkcloth, pigment, 115 3/4 x 79 1/2 in. (294 x 202 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, 14.12-. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.14.12-_overall.jpg)

Tapa (Kapa moe)


Medium: Barkcloth, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:mid 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: 115 3/4 x 79 1/2 in. (294 x 202 cm)


Accession Number: 14.12-

Image: CUR.14.12-_overall.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Tapa bedding (Kapa moe), three white sheets and one tan sheet. Very large, very fine textile with watermark, which is only visible from underside. Pigment not obviously stamped or rubbed, possibly dyed.

Brooklyn Museum