Tapa cloth

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
1094
Item name
Tapa cloth 
Category
Cloth/Textile
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Oro (Northern) Province > Unknown
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Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1948 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from Australian Board of Missions 
Dimensions
H: W: 415 mm L: 1900 mm D: Circum:

Description

Bark cloth with red-brown and black linear designs.

Research notes

Provenanced to Oro district by Roger Neich, Auckland Museum, October 1996
The Foundation Donation comprises the items from L. P. Winterbotham's personal collection, which were donated to the University of Queensland in 1948 and form the basis of the Anthropology Museum.

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