Tapa cloth

Photography Ömie Artists

Registration number
40575
Item name
Tapa cloth 
Category
Cloth/Textile
 
Indigenous name
nioge 
Maker
Ivy-Rose Sirimi  
Associated cultural group
Ömie language, Sahuote clan 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Oro (Northern) Province > Ijivitari District > Duharenu village
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Collector
Omie Artists 
Acquisition date
May 01, 2012 
Acquisition method
Purchased from Raft Artspace 
Raw material
barkcloth; natural pigments
Dimensions
H: 820 mm W: 1560 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Natural pigments on nioge (women's bark cloth skirt).

Research notes

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

Title: Mairi'e jeje ijo'oho, dahoru'e ohu'o buboriano'e (The forbidden tree of Lawe's Parotia, Ömie mountains and beaks of Blyth's hornbill), 2011.

© the artist, courtesy of Ömie Artists.

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