Fijian masi (tapa)

Maker
Unknown Maker
Description
Masi (tapa / ngatu) cloth with black patterns on white bark.
The main designs are four hearts in a flower formation; four squares in a flower formation; three cog-like designs in a line; one cog-like design down the length of the cloth. The lower long edge has a black and white fringe.
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Object detail

Media/Materials
Tapa cloth; bark.
Measurements
640 x 2930mm - HxW [excluding tassles].
Production place
Collection
Department collection type
Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1965/32/1

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