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1958

  • We acquired this object.

2017

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Tapa Cloth (Samoa), 19th century

This is a Tapa cloth. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1958. Its medium is bark and its technique is beaten. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Henry J. Bernheim. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Henry J. Bernheim.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 70 x 63 cm (27 9/16 x 24 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Tapa Cloth (Samoa), 19th century; bark; H x W: 70 x 63 cm (27 9/16 x 24 13/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Henry J. Bernheim; 1958-140-11

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