|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Credit Line:||Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997|
|Other Number:||L-120-585 - Old Museum Number|
10627 - ANSP Number
Two panels sewn together. Border along short edges with stamped black, elliptical pattern. Thick yellow and red stripes applied by bamboo printing stamps. Possibly made from Hawaiian Paper Mulberry (Broussonetia sp.) (Kaeppler). Woman’s garment (pa’u). Acquired during the United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842) by Titian R. Peale. “Tapa dress [garment] (Woman’s).” on Peale list.
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