Arts of the Pacific Islands
18th-mid 19th century
Frank Sherman Benson Fund and the Henry L. Batterman Fund
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
This item is not on view
Hawaiian. Tapa (Kapa), 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_detail03.jpg)
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