- Museum number
Large piece of barkcloth with two serrated edges, printed in red on one side with patterns mostly of angular lines from oblong blocks, the divisions being outlines in dark brown and spots of the same colour dispersed over it. Sinnet cords for suspension as a screen.
- Production date
- 19thC(late) (before 1887)
Length: 352 centimetres
Width: 219 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Registration slip description, written in 1887?:
Large piece of barkcloth with two edges serrated, printed in red on one side with patterns mostly of angular lines from oblong blocks the divisions being outlined in dark brown and circular patches of the same colour dispersed over it. Sinnet cords for suspension.
14 feet x 11 ft 5.5 inches
Registration information: 'No.6. "Tapa to form screens for protection against mosquitos, draughts etc at night times. Native name "Tainamu"
See Notebook 11 (Departmental Registers - related documentation).
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- From the Colonial and Indian Exhibition 1887.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Oc1887E6.193