Skirt

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
4373
Item name
Skirt 
Category
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Manus Province > Admiralty Islands > Manus Island
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
by R. A. Wightman 
Dimensions
H: W: 570 mm L: 890 mm D: Circum:

Description

Bark cloth tube with shell and cut seed tassles. Base edge stitched together by tassle fringe. Front and back stitched together by tassles.

Research notes

October 1996 - Roger Neich, Auckland Museum, identified this tapacloth as coming from Manus Island, Admiralty Island.

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