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Large Hawaiian Tapa Bed Cloth

Auction:
2473
Lot:
185
Sold for:
$3,555$3,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2473
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 26, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Large Hawaiian Tapa Bed Cloth, "Kapa Moi," c. mid-19th century, with layered tapa cloth, red pigment on one side, 95 x 76 in.

Provenance: Ex Catherine and Ralph Metcalf collection, Honolulu.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

Honolulu, Ex Catherine, Ralph Metcalf, Hawaiian language, Polynesia, Tapa cloth

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