Tapa cloth

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
25430
Item name
Tapa cloth 
Category
Cloth/Textile
 
Indigenous name
bo 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Oro (Northern) Province > Ijivitari District > Wanigela
Map
Collector
Mr Frank Walduck 
Acquisition date
June 01, 1984 
Acquisition method
by Mr Frank Walduck 
Dimensions
H: W: 300 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Research notes

Probably woman's skirt. October 1996 - Roger Neich, Auckland Museum, identified this tapacloth as coming from Oro District, Northern Province. Also, the fringe at the bottom would be clan patterns.

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