Hawaiian. <em>Tapa (Kapa)</em>, 19th century. Barkcloth, pigment, 32 5/16 × 9 1/16 in. (82 × 23 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Frank Sherman Benson Fund and the Henry L. Batterman Fund, 37.2993PA. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.2993PA_overall.jpg)

Tapa (Kapa)


Medium: Barkcloth, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 32 5/16 × 9 1/16 in. (82 × 23 cm)


Accession Number: 37.2993PA

Image: CUR.37.2993PA_overall.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Strip of tapa with vermillion surface and design in small figures in broad bands alternately made of circles containing dots and squares attached in diagonal lines apparently representing a textile design

Brooklyn Museum