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Indo-Pacific Art
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Tapa cloth

19th century

Bark cloth; painted

177.96 × 55.72 cm (70 1/16 × 21 15/16 in.)
The Harriet Engelhardt Memorial Collection of Textiles, from the estate of Black Mountain College through a gift of Mrs. Paul Moore
1958.13.86
Geography: 
Possibly made in Pacific Islands, Samoa
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Pacific Islands
Period: 
Needs research
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Black Mountain No. E 5; See: 1958.13.1; Accepted by Acquisitions Committee 5/21/1958

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