- Museum number
Tapa made of breadfruit tree bark. Fibre is white, striped lozengewise with broad yellow bands (from turmeric plant), the white interspaces being variously painted with dark red patterns.
- Curator's comments
- Christy collection registration slip description, written in 1871?:
"Made from the bark of the Bread fruit - the red colour is obtained from ... the yellow from the turmeric plant".
All in Solander Case VII
[Added in different handwriting] Probably Tonga. See Eth.Doc. 1132. B.A.L.C [Bryan Cranstone] 31/1/66
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1871C1.7265 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: Oc1871C0425.7