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Title: Baststoffe Ozeaniens und Anderer Gebiete. Ihre Verwendung im täglichen Leben und im Kult. Fürhrer durch die Sonderausstellung Museum für Völkerkunde, Wien.
Description: Wien, Museum für Völkerkunde, 1962. sm.8°. orig. pict. col. wraps.(motives on tapa-cloth). 20pp. very detailed ills. on 5 plates of which coloured, drawing of motives used in tapa on 2 plates, full-p. sketch-map. depict. the spread of Tapa across Oceania, concise bibliogr. A small but very interesting booklet, being a guide to a special-exhibition as held at the Vienna Anthropological Museum, describing and discussing the rôle of bark-cloth, Tapa, in daily life and special [male] secret cult-ceremonies, of Oceania(Polynesia, Melanesia and Micronesia, pp.3-15), Indonesia, the Malay Peninsula, Africa and South-America. Fine copy. Scarce.

Keywords: barkcloth/tapa/oceania/indonesia/malaysia/africa/southamerica/ethnography/dress/fashion

Price: EUR 95.00 = appr. US$ 103.25 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 40313