Hawaiian. <em>Tapa (Kapa)</em>, 19th century. Barkcloth, pigment, 39 3/4 x 21 1/4in. (101 x 54cm). Brooklyn Museum, Frank Sherman Benson Fund and the Henry L. Batterman Fund, 37.2991PA. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.2991PA_overall.jpg)

Tapa (Kapa)


Medium: Barkcloth, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 39 3/4 x 21 1/4in. (101 x 54cm) folded: 11 1/4 × 20 7/8 in. (28.5 × 53 cm)


Accession Number: 37.2991PA

Image: CUR.37.2991PA_overall.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Strip of tapa with design of small printed figures in bands, the center of each band has alternate figures in red. Object was decorated using stamping.

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