Hawaiian. <em>Tapa (Kapa)</em>, mid 19th-early 20th century. Barkcloth, pigment, 114 3/16 x 41 5/16 in. (290 x 105 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, 14.19. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.14.19.jpg)

Tapa (Kapa)


Medium: Barkcloth, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:mid 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: 114 3/16 x 41 5/16 in. (290 x 105 cm)


Accession Number: 14.19

Image: CUR.14.19.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Woman's tapa garment (pa'u); sheet of yellowish tapa with radiating designs close together in dark blood red; pink blurs or runs at edges of design

Brooklyn Museum