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Subject: Tapa


From: Angela Steiner Neller <steinerh>
Date: Thursday, February 18, 1999
The Bishop Museum in Honolulu has some information about caring for
tapa on their web site.  You can read it at:

Here's a response we received on the Museum-L list regarding the
care of tapa.

The Texas Memorial Museum has a very concise 4 page article in their
Conservation Notes series called "Repair and Display of Fijian Tapa
Cloth". This publication also has a suppliers list and a short
bibliography to point you toward other resources.  It is No.5 July
1983. (ISSN 0738-6788) This publication is available from:

    Publications Distribution
    Texas Memorial Museum
    The University of Texas at Austin
    2400 Trinity
    Austin, TX 78705

Angela Steiner Neller
Curator of Collections
Ill. Trans. Arch. Research Program and the Laboratory of
Department of Anthropology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
103 Horticulture Field Lab, 1707 S. Orchard St.
Urbana, IL  61801
Fax: 217-244-7458

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:68
                 Distributed: Friday, February 19, 1999
                       Message Id: cdl-12-68-006
Received on Thursday, 18 February, 1999

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