Decorated barkcloth, roughly rectangular, with serrated edges. Painted with dark brown ink in concentric rectangles, with triangular and stylised plant patterns.
- Found/Acquired: Niue
- Length: 248 centimetres
- Width: 157 centimetres
Old label tied to tapa reads: "Tappa cloth made by the natives of Niue" On reverse of label a sticker: "Lot 261".See John Pule and Nicholas Thomas, 'Hiapo: Past and present in Niuean barkcloth', Dunedin, University of Otago Press, 2005, p.102
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EOC22201
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