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An example of early Hawaiian bark-paper which was produced by the use of a wooden beater (ie kuku) carved in the mole halua pupu design, from the book Primitive Papermaking in Mexico and the Pacific Islands
Date:
1927
Location:
Not on display
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Dimensions:
Object: 152 x 203 mm (6 x 8 in.)
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Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
2008.74.12
Acquisition Date:
2008-12-31
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Gift of Richard and Stephanie Rogers in honor of Barbara S. Rogers

making and decorating of bark paper in Mexico and the Pacific Islands thirty-two paper samples (tapa) and nine photographs

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.