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Unknown artist, Polynesian; Samoan; Tongan, Hawaiian Islands
Tapa (bark cloth) fragment, 19th century
Paper mulberry (Broussonetia Papyrifera), pigment; processed inner tree bark
39.4 x 16.5 cm (15 x 6 1/2 inches)
Gift of Brown University 22.065

Polynesian; Samoan; Tongan

Tapa (bark cloth) fragment

Unknown artist, Polynesian; Samoan; Tongan, Hawaiian Islands
Tapa (bark cloth) fragment, 19th century
Paper mulberry (Broussonetia Papyrifera), pigment; processed inner tree bark
39.4 x 16.5 cm (15 x 6 1/2 inches)
Gift of Brown University 22.065


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