- Registration number
- Item name
- Tapa cloth
- Acquisition date
- March 01, 1955
- Acquisition method
- Donated by Miss Barbara Patten
- H: W: 680 mm L: 1500 mm D: Circum:
As reported for 1982 Australian Museum survey: Length 150cm, width 68cm. Geometric design. Brown cloth with intricate pattern on one side only.
Tapa cloth. Reputed by source to have come from Fiji over 100 years ago. October 1996 - Roger Neich, Auckland Museum, identified this tapa cloth as coming from Futuna Group, between Fiji and Samoa.
See object history file 26648 - 26653 for more information (student report: Oceanic Tapa: Continuity, Diversity and Change).