- Museum number
Sample of square tapa (barkcloth); with a piece separated from main body.
- Production date
- 19thC (before 1865)
- Curator's comments
- Register slip:
From Erromango, New Hebrides, 1865.
The corresponding piece to this form, to which it was cut, is in the Maidstone Museum.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- From a collection made by Julius Brenchley in 1865 on a cruise of HMS Curacoa around the Pacific, which was divided among Maidstone Museum, the British Museum, the Pitt Rivers Museum and Exeter Museum.
Register slip reads:
Presd. by Julius L. Brenchley Esq 24.3.1870 (M.)
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1870C1.6618 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: 142 (Brenchley catalogue)