Aquamarine & silver


Originally made in the Pacific island nations, TAPA is a barkcloth traditionally decorated by rubbing, stenciling, or dyeing, among other techniques specific to the Tongan, Samoan, and Fijian people. The British Captain Cook first collected the cloths and brought them to the western world in the mid-18th century. In some cultures, the TAPA cloth was an important aspect of gift exchange. The simple mark-making on TAPA likely represents Leva berries (the series of dots) and the ocean’s currents (the zigzag pattern).

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Product details
100% Cotton
Fortuny fabrics are appropriate for all your furnishing needs, including upholstery, wallcoverings, window treatments, pillows, and other home accessories.
Pattern info
Total pattern width with borders
140.5 cm / 55.3 in
Total pattern width without borders
135.5 cm / 53.3 in
Horizontal repeat
0 cm / 0 in
Vertical repeat
0 cm / 0 in
Extra Small
Care and maintenance
Iron on reverse side with low setting at 110 °C / 230 °F. Do not steam. Suitable for dry cleaning.
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