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Indo-Pacific Art

Bark Cloth (Tapa)

early 20th century

Bark cloth; painted

96.52 × 41.28 cm (38 × 16 1/4 in.)
The Helen Wells Seymour Collection. Gift of Mrs Charles B Doolittle. Accepted March 10, 1954
1954.11.219
Geography: 
Made in Polynesia, Samoa
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Samoa
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Textiles
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