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  Hiapo    
  bark cloth - This hiapo, tapa, from Niue was painted freehand with plant forms and abstract patterns.    
   
 
  Place of Origin: Niue

Material: bark
Measurements: l 2450 x w 1940 mm

Museum location: Auckland Museum
Specific location: Masterpieces
Ethnology no: 30088
 
   
 Detailed description: This hiapo, tapa, from Niue was painted freehand with plant forms and abstract patterns. The border inscription reads, "Laifone mai puka. Te mu ki tai. Ikipa Lulai 13 1886."