Skirt

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
1411
Item name
Skirt 
Category
Bodywear
Cloth/Textile
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Oro (Northern) Province > Sohe District > Jagenta village
Map
Collector
Dr Pike  
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
Donated by Dr Pike  
Raw material
Breadfruit tree bark, palaquium seed, coix seed, glass bead, shell, plant fibre string, cloth
Dimensions
H: 810 mm W: 445 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Woman's bark cloth skirt.

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'In the Red; on the vibrancy of things' June 2012 - January 2013.

Identified as coming from Oro (Northern) Province by Roger Neich, Auckland Museum, October 1996.

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