Tapa (Kapa) Sample

Unidentifed Kanaka Maoli maker

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1820-1840

Freehand painted bark

Overall: 8 7/16 × 5 1/8 in. (21.5 × 13 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Reverend Hiram Bingham

13.6.694

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Polynesia, Hawaii

Period

19th century

Object Name

Textile: Tapa

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by Reverend Hiram Bingham (1789-1869), Missionary in Hawaii, 1819-1841; given to present collection, before 1888; catalogued in 1913.

Old Number

RED # 13.105

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