Piece of archaeological fabric, very precious and rare in such a perfectly well preserved state! « Pieds-de-coq » design printed on tapa, a symbol of French fashion, which was and is still very appreciated by islanders, even if fabrics are now made in Asia and have invaded the Polynesian shops.
Group exhibition « Festival du Tapa », 2014
Pigments on tapa
26 x 38 cm
- Tapa d’Océanie d’hier et d’aujourd’hui, exhibition at the Tahiti Museum, November 11th, 2014 to February 21st, 2015
- Doris Maruoi, Tapa et teintures végétales, Service de la Culture et du Patrimoine de Polynésie Française (Culture and Heritage Ministry of French Polynesia)