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Object Timeline

1919

  • Work on this object began.

1929

  • Work on this object ended.

1966

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2017

  • You found it!

Tapa Cloth, Tapa cloth panel, ca. 1924

This is a Tapa cloth. It is dated ca. 1924 and we acquired it in 1966. Its medium is bark and its technique is beaten. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Charlotte Gailor. It is credited Gift of Miss Charlotte Gailor.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 83.2 x 79.4 cm (32 3/4 x 31 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Tapa Cloth, Tapa cloth panel, ca. 1924; Samoa; bark; H x W: 83.2 x 79.4 cm (32 3/4 x 31 1/4 in.); Gift of Miss Charlotte Gailor; 1966-79-1

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