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Unknown Artist

Rare New Guinea Tapa, Oceanic Art, Tribal Art, Early 20th Century

Tapa bark cloth and paint
26 1/2 × 16 1/10 × 1 1/2 in
67.3 × 40.9 × 3.8 cm
This is a unique work.
$3,000
location
Palos Verdes Estates
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Exhibition history
Provenance
Michael Hamson
Palos Verdes Estates
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  1. Out of tragedy sometimes comes opportunity. I acquired this New Guinea bark cloth cape from a …
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  1. Out of tragedy sometimes comes opportunity. I acquired this New Guinea bark cloth cape from a home near New Orleans that had been severely damaged by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The cape would have been worn on the back during a ceremony in the Eastern Highlands. It is formerly from the collection of A. J. Kastin …
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Medium
Textile Arts
Condition
Excellent
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Frame
Included
Manufacturer
Oceanic artist
Unknown Artist
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About the work
Exhibition history
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Michael Hamson
Palos Verdes Estates
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  1. Out of tragedy sometimes comes opportunity. I acquired this New Guinea bark cloth cape from a …
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  1. Out of tragedy sometimes comes opportunity. I acquired this New Guinea bark cloth cape from a home near New Orleans that had been severely damaged by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The cape would have been worn on the back during a ceremony in the Eastern Highlands. It is formerly from the collection of A. J. Kastin …
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Medium
Textile Arts
Condition
Excellent
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
Manufacturer
Oceanic artist
Unknown Artist
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Unknown Artist

Rare New Guinea Tapa, Oceanic Art, Tribal Art, Early 20th Century

Tapa bark cloth and paint
26 1/2 × 16 1/10 × 1 1/2 in
67.3 × 40.9 × 3.8 cm
This is a unique work.
$3,000
location
Palos Verdes Estates
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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