EXAMPLES OF VINTAGE TAPA FROM THE PACIFIC AVAILABLE TO COLLECTORS, MUSEUMS AND INSTITUTIONS
Wednesday, August 19, 2009
NGATU, TONGA WWII #15
Ngatu, Tonga, a Kupesi patterned cloth decorated with the Tongan Coat of Arms, the British Lion, the Norfolk pine lining the road leading to the palace and the dove of peace, this design was one of the most popular during WWII expressing solidarity with Britain
Portobello Antiques is located downtown in Christchurch, New Zealand. I am DericBlackler and have been dealing in antiques for over 30 years. I specialize in items with the "X" factor. All my stock is sourced locally. I live above my shop with my beautiful wife Tracy. I sell on Ebayoccasionally under the portobello-nz. If you see anything you like please email me.