Tapa Cloth Turban
White bark cloth of long and narrow shape decorated with fine hand-drawn motifs and polynesian words within a narrow border of leaf design, all drawn in black.Originally worn by wealthy unmarried females around the house, tapa cloths later became popular and were worn by males and females as skirts, wraps and turbans.
Circa: Late 19th -early 20th C.
Origin: Samoa, Polynesia
Material: Bark cloth
Condition: Very minor discoloration, excellent
Dimensions: 148" x 20"
Inventory number: TX3840