Barkcloth (Kapa moe)

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Barkcloth (Kapa moe)

Hawaiian Islands, late 19th century
Textiles
Inner bark of paper mulberry plant
94 x 136 3/4 in. (238.76 x 347.35 cm)
Ancient Art Deaccession Fund (temporary credit line) (M.2010.106)
Not currently on public view

Bibliography

  • Kaeppler, Adrienne L. Polynesia: The Mark and Carolyn Blackburn Collection of Polynesian Art.  Honolulu: Mark and Carolyn Blackburn, 2010.
  • Blanco F., José and Patricia Hunt-Hurst, eds. Clothing and Fashion: American Fashion from Head to Toe, vol. 2, The Federal Era Through the 19th Century. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2016.