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Garment

Native NameKapa
Object Number:97-120-970
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hawaiian
Provenience: Hawaiian Islands
Oahu
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Bark Cloth
Technique:Beaten
Length: 370 cm
Width: 99 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-120-970 - Old Museum Number
4477 - ANSP Number

Description

Tan bark cloth, unprinted. Garment. Acquired during the United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842) by Titian R. Peale. “Dress of ‘tapa’ unprinted.” on Peale list.

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