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(a) A facsimile of an ancient piece of Tahitian bark-paper which was decorated by dipping ferns in vegetable dye and imprinting the object upon the sheet and (b) an actual specimen of hoopai-marked paper from the Island of Hivaoa, from the book Primitive Papermaking in Mexico and the Pacific Islands
Date:
1927
Location:
Not on display
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Dimensions:
Object: 98 x 184 mm (3 7/8 x 7 1/4 in.) (b); Object: 98 x 187 mm (3 7/8 x 7 3/8 in.) (a)
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Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
2008.74.15a-b
Acquisition Date:
2008-12-31
Credit Line:

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

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