Painted Barkcloth (masi kesa) is often referred to using the general term tapa. This cloth-like material is derived from the inner bark of certain species of the mulberry tree. Practiced almost exclusively by women, masi making is one of the most important and diverse art forms in Polynesia.
Our Masi collection features handprinted designs by artisans from Moce Island, Lau Group.
Approximately 150cm x 90cm
Approximately 60in. x 35in.