Fine and Rare Barkcloth, Hawaiian Islands
Lot 73
Fine and Rare Barkcloth, Hawaiian Islands
Sold for US$ 4,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Fine and Rare Barkcloth, Hawaiian Islands
kapa moe
Inner bark of the paper mulberry plant, pigments
approximately 71 1/2 by 99in (181.6 by 251.5cm)

Provenance:
Norman Hurst, Cambridge, MA
Christie's, New York, November 20, 1997, Lot 3
Private Collection, Hawaii

Proposal Bishop Museum PRCC file #5144 October 23, 1991 included

This fine and rare kapa moe is decorated overall with a dark-blue four-pedal flower stamped design, bordered on three edges with dense bands of flowers.
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
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