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Picture of women inking designs onto a cloth in Tonga
May 14, 2021

Tapestry Artistry

On the island of Tonga, women ink intricate designs onto a tapa cloth in honor of Queen Salote, who died in 1965. This picture originally appeared in a September 1971 story retracing the voyages of British explorer James Cook.
Photograph by Gordon Gahan, Nat Geo Image Collection

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