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Bark cloth painting Tonga Polynesia tapa Tongan coat of arms ngatu 18" square
Bark cloth painting Tonga Polynesia tapa Tongan coat of arms ngatu 18" square Bark cloth painting Tonga Polynesia tapa Tongan coat of arms ngatu 18" square Bark cloth painting Tonga Polynesia tapa Tongan coat of arms ngatu 18" square Bark cloth painting Tonga Polynesia tapa Tongan coat of arms ngatu 18" square

Bark cloth painting Tonga Polynesia tapa Tongan coat of arms ngatu 18" square


A vintage Tongan ngatu (or tapa)
Made of bark cloth - a traditional fabric made from the bark of a tree.
Painted with the coat of arms of the Kingdom of Tonga.
It includes the flags of Tonga, the motto KOE OTUA MO TONGA HO KU TOFIA, swords, stars and crowns.
It is roughly 18 inches square.

 
Condition
Good condition, with no major damage
Creased at the corners, as shown, and a few tiny tears in places where the layers of bark overlap.
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Postage to UK.............................free
Other European countries........standard £5 airmail charge only
Everywhere else.........................£3 in addition to the standard £5 airmail charge






Our Price: £51.00







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