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Barkcloth kapa

Barkcloth kapa

Place: Hawaii
Category: Barkcloth

Hawaii, l. 64 cm, w. 68 cm, Inv. Oz 586

Humphrey No. 21: ‘A piece of thin grey Cloth singularly chequered in the making from the same Islands [Sandwich Islands].’

The barkcloth is thin and two-layered with a grey colour. It has perforations deriving from the beating process. Inken Köhler

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