Unidentified Tongan maker
Paper mulberry bark, natural pigments
Sheet (Irreg.): 83 7/8 × 73 7/16 in. (213 × 186.5 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the Estate of Celia Ehrlich
Place Made: Tongatapu Island, Tonga, Polynesia, Oceania
Not on view
Inscribed on reverse, six inches from top, right of center, in dark brown pigment: UIM
Polynesian Tapa: Decorated Barkcloth from Tonga and Samoa, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Robert Welsch, Anthropology 38, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 23-November 28, 2004.
Collected by Celia Ehrlich, Tongatapu Island, about 1987; Estate of Celia Ehrlich; given to present collection, 2005.
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