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Tapa beater
Tapa beater
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood
Dimensions:
16 1/2 (41.9 cm)
Object Type:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Hawaiian
Provenance:

Purchased from Nathan Joseph, San Francisco by M.H. deYoung, unspecified date

California Midwinter, Fine Arts Building, Exhibition Catalogue. South Sea Island Collection, pp. 94-101. "3405- Tappa Hammer. Sandwich Islands. For making tappa cloth," p. 99. [original catalogue located at SF History Center, SF Public Library].

Accession Number:
2179
Acquisition Date:
1895-03-23
Credit Line:

California Midwinter International Exposition, through M.H. deYoung

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