Tapa (Kapa) Beater

Unidentifed Kanaka Maoli maker

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collected about 1832-1866

Wood

Overall: 15 3/8 in. (39 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Reverend John S. Emerson, Class of 1826

13.2.629

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Polynesia, Hawaii

Period

19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Textileworking

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by Reverend John S. Emerson (1800-1867), Class of 1826, in Hawaii about 1832-1867; catalogued by present collection, 1913.

Old Number

Red #13.97

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