Tapa cloth

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Registration number
22898
Item name
Tapa cloth 
Category
Cloth/Textile
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Fiji
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
November 01, 1955 
Acquisition method
by Queensland Craft Association 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Research notes

October 1996 - Roger Neich, Auckland Museum, identified this tapacloth as coming from Fiji, although it had earlier been throught to have come from the Solomon Islands.

See object history file 26648 - 26653 for more information (student report: Oceanic Tapa: Continuity, Diversity and Change).

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