Tapa (Kapa moe)
Arts of the Pacific Islands
mid 19th-early 20th century
Brooklyn Museum Collection
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.
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Hawaiian. Tapa (Kapa moe), 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)
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