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Barkcloth kapa

Barkcloth kapa

Place: Hawaii
Category: Barkcloth

Hawaii, l. 62 cm, w. 85 cm, Inv. Oz 269

Humphrey No. 30: ‘a piece of thick Cloth, one side red, the other white striped with black, from the same Isles [Sandwich Isles].’

The barkcloth is thick and grooved; one side is dyed red. The other side is light in colour with a pattern of parallel black lines. Inken Köhler