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Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0144   CAS 1984-0008-0144; Tapa cloth
Category Textiles
Object Name Tapa cloth
Culture Polynesian: Tongan
Global Region Oceania
Country Tonga
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Mulberry bark; Dyes
Dimensions (cm) Width = ca. 416.0, Length = ca. 448.0