Important and Rare Collection of Fortyeight Decorated Barkcloth Samples, Hawaiian Islands each 2 1/2 by 4in (6.4 by 10cm)
Lot 52
Important and Rare Collection of Barkcloth Samples, Hawaiian Islands largest 11 by 8 1/2in (28 by 21.5cm); smallest 2 by 2in (5 by 5cm)
Sold for US$ 8,125 inc. premium
Auction Details
Important and Rare Collection of Fortyeight Decorated Barkcloth Samples, Hawaiian Islands each 2 1/2 by 4in (6.4 by 10cm) Important and Rare Collection of Fortyeight Decorated Barkcloth Samples, Hawaiian Islands each 2 1/2 by 4in (6.4 by 10cm) Important and Rare Collection of Fortyeight Decorated Barkcloth Samples, Hawaiian Islands each 2 1/2 by 4in (6.4 by 10cm)
Lot Details
Important and Rare Collection of Barkcloth Samples, Hawaiian Islands
kapa
Inner bark of the paper mulberry plant, pigments
largest 11 by 8 1/2in (28 by 21.5cm); smallest 2 by 2in (5 by 5cm)


Provenance:
Private Collection, Honolulu
Sotheby's, New York, December 2006
Private Collection, Germany

Consisting of 18 large, 16 medium and 36 small samples, each in an individual clear protective sheet and enclosed in a three-ring binder.
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