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Collection of Hawaiian Tapa Cloth Fragments

Auction:
2376
Lot:
116
Sold for:
$6,463$5,500

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2376
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 23, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Collection of Hawaiian Tapa Cloth Fragments, some with polychrome designs, the larger pieces without decoration, old tag reads: "Native cloth from Sandwich Islands," various sizes.

Provenance: A New Hampshire antiquarian society.
Estimate $500-700

Keywords

Sandwich Islands, New Hampshire, Polynesian culture, Tapa cloth, Tongan culture

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