Tapa cloth

Photography Ömie Artists

Registration number
40577
Item name
Tapa cloth 
Category
Cloth/Textile
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Brenda Kesi (Arire)  
Associated cultural group
Ömie language, Emate clan 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Oro (Northern) Province
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Collector
Omie Artists 
Acquisition date
May 01, 2012 
Acquisition method
Purchased from Raft Artspace 
Raw material
bark cloth; plant dye
Dimensions
H: 940 mm W: 570 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Sihoti’e taliobame’e (appliqued mud-dyed barkcloth).

Research notes

Title: taliobame’e ohu’o mododa’e (ancestral design of the mud and the swift in flight).

© the artist, courtesy of Ömie Artists.

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