Tapa cloth

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Registration number
7420
Item name
Tapa cloth 
Category
Cloth/Textile
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Fiji
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Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
March 01, 1955 
Acquisition method
by Miss Barbara Patten  
Dimensions
H: W: 1680 mm L: 2720 mm D: Circum:

Description

As reported for 1982 Australian Museum survey: Length 270cm, width 81.5cm. A reddish brown colour.

Research notes

Tapa cloth . Reputed by source to have come from Fiji over 100 years ago. October 1996 - Roger Neich, Auckland Museum, identified this tapacloth as coming from Fiji.

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