Tapa (Kapa) Strip

Unidentifed Kanaka Maoli maker

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1830-1860

Bark and freehand painted brown

Overall: 1 15/16 × 33 7/16 in. (5 × 85 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

13.2.600

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Polynesia, Hawaii

Period

19th century

Object Name

Textile: Tapa

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Provenance

Source unknown (possibly an early Hawaiian Missionary); donated to Dartmouth College, in the late 18th or 19th century; catalogued, 1913.

Old Number

Red #13.31

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