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Section of a narrow, long piece of barkcloth made from mulberry bark, decoration in wavy lines of red, yellow and brown painted designs. In a wooden and glass topped frame.
Height: 32 centimetres (frame)
Length: 174 centimetres (bark-cloth)
Width: 9 centimetres (bark-cloth)
Width: 39 centimetres (frame)
Depth: 4 centimetres (frame)
- Curator's comments
- Small plaque in the bottom right hand corner of the frame reads:
E Kῡ Ana Ka Paia
Kapa by Dalani Tanahy, pāwehe by Maile Andrade, 2010
The Kῡkalepa forms on kapa made for Kῡ.
Our past is bound together, three paths taken - of palapalai, 'ōlena and 'alae - all leading to one, our future unfolding together.
Presented to the British Museum in honor of the exhibition E Kῡ Ana Ka Paia at Bishop Museum, June 5 - Oct. 4, 2010.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Presented by Marques Marzan on behalf of the Bishop Museum and the delegation of the exhibition's community partners, on the occasion of the return of the Ku figure (Oc,1839,0426.8) which was loaned to the Bishop Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii in 2010.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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