Most pieces on this page are sold, the ones which are for sale can
be found on the Tapa cloths for sale/ specials page.
A vintage Masi kuvui. This has undergone a lengthy smoking process resulting in a pink brown color. It is a different color than the other Masi kuvui which I sold in the past. Pieces like this were strictly reserved for people of higher status, mainly the Chiefs. The tapa layer is very strong, there is no thinning. Dimensions: 1755mm x 540mm. SOLD
Lovely Masi or Tapa cloth,approx. 40 years old. Apart from it being displayed on the wall it can also be used as a wonderful table runner,to tie in with a Pacific theme interior/or dinner party. This is in lightly used,almost mint condition. No holes,tears or loose parts. Dimensions are 1520 mm long x 600 mm wide. SOLD
Masi runner in very good condition.In Fiji there are certain motifs which are occurring frequently,like the comb,manulua (also seen in other Pacific regions) and various flower motifs among others.The flowers are often symbolic of new life (or new beginnings) This particular Masi has the flower motifs emphasized,they are the main focus of this piece.In Fiji this piece would be presented on a special occasion like a birth,but also on an occasion like someone moving into a new house,or a graduation.I have another very similar piece in my collection.Dimensions: 1330 mm x 580 mm. $225.00 SOLD
Vintage square Masi in good used condition. The focus here is on the traditional motifs of 2 hearts divided by 2 parallel bars. Patterns like these appear on Masi which are presented at engagements & weddings. I have had an identical piece in my collection which has been sold. Dimensions: 620 mm x 600 mm. SOLD
Extra Large vintage Masi, dating from Ca. 1970's. Excellent condition. This is no doubt one of the best Masi in my collection. Superb craftsmanship and perfect balance of design. The focus of this piece is on the white flower in the middle, which takes on the symbolic meaning of 'the All seeing Eye'. Dimensions: 2420 mm x 1830 mm. SOLD
Outstanding large new Masi, created on the island of Vanua Levu in Fiji by local artists. Even in modern times the tradition has survived that the motifs are symbolic and drawn from everyday Fijian life. The central flower motifs of this Masi stand for 'new beginnings' which can be interpreted in a number of ways. Dimensions: 1830 mm x 1220 mm. $255.00 SOLD