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Barkcloth kapa

Barkcloth kapa

Place: Hawaii
Category: Barkcloth

Hawaii, l. 80 cm, w. 81 cm, Inv. Oz 270

Humphrey No. 24: ‘A piece of thin bark Cloth, of a red ground, striped with dark red, and oiled, from ditto [Sandwich Islands].’

The barkcloth is thin and single-layered with an orange-ochre colour. It is decorated with parallel red lines on one side. Inken Köhler