Rare Tapa Cloth Pattern Board

Good condition, original uncleaned surface with traces of pigment. Pacific hard wood.  Pattern boards were used to create a secondary pattern in paint tapa (bark cloth).  A Polynesian masterpiece.

Provenance: Ex. Hilo Hattie Collection, Hawaii.

Dealer Brant Mackley Gallery
Date: mid 19th century
Artist/Maker Polynesia, Samoa Island
Measurements H: 27.75" x W: 11.5"
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Website http://www.brantmackley.com
Price $5,800
Contact Brant Mackley, 717-554-2176 or  brant@bmgart.com

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