Tapa (Kapa) Beater

Unidentifed Kanaka Maoli maker

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1828-1899

Wood

Overall: 14 15/16 × 1 1/8 × 1 1/8 in. (38 × 2.8 × 2.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Reverend Edward Leeds Gulick, Class of 1883

13.7.695

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Polynesia, Hawaii

Period

19th century

Object Name

Textile: Tapa

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Provenance

Possibly collected by the Missionary Reverend Luther Halsey Gulick (1832-1891), in Hawaii, about 1862-1870; to his son, Edward Leeds Gulick (1862-1931), Class of 1883; given to presented collection, 1889.

Old Number

RED # 13.98

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