Hawaiian Islands (uncertain)
Five layers, stitched along one side. Overall decoration of thick and thin red stripes. Man’s garment (malo) (Peale) or woman’s skirt (pa’u) (Kaeppler). Acquired by the United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842) by Titian R. Peale. “Tapa dress [garment] (Man’s).” on Peale list.
Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
|L-120-586 || - || Old Museum Number|
|10626 || - || ANSP Number|
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