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Parkes Pl W
Canberra, ACT 2600 Australia

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August 2018

In Cooks Wake : Tapa Treasures from the Pacific

August 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - February 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
National Library of Australia, Parkes Pl W
Canberra, ACT 2600 Australia
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National Library of Australia, Canberra   IN COOK'S WAKE TAPA TREASURES FROM THE PACIFIC  When 23 August 2018 to 3 February 2019,10.00am-5.00pm  Where National Library of Australia, Canberra Treasures Gallery, Ground floor free No booking required Before the world knew cloth there was tapa, or barkcloth, which worked its way into the heart of human interactions throughout the Pacific. Made from the inner bark of trees, it was used for clothing and furnishings, to wrap babies and the deceased, as wicks in oil…

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