Tongan clothing

Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of Tonga with traditional Tongan clothing. Discover the intricate designs and vibrant colors of this unique attire. Experience the beauty and elegance of Tongan fashion.
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Fibers of History: Tongan Tapa Cloths

Detail of Tapa Cloth (Ngatu), 20th CenturyTongan culture; Tonga, PolynesiaPounded tree bark and pigment; 78 x 152 in.93.18.1Donated by Jeff and Laura Blackie Cloth With a Bark Tapa cloth, a barkcloth made from the inner bark of trees, is one of the most distinctive products made by the cultures of the Pacific Islands and remains at the heart of Pac...