- Registration number
- Item name
- Indigenous name
- Associated cultural group
- Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Manus Province > Admiralty Islands > Manus Island
- Raw material
- Breadfruit tree bark, palaquium seed, shell, plant fibre string, cloth
- H: 1040 mm W: 830 mm L: D: Circum:
From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'In the Red; on the vibrancy of things' June 2012 - January 2013.
In the Red exhibition label: Neigajang/Woman's bark cloth skirt. Worn by Ussiai women during festive occasions, the decorations on the skirt indicate wealth and status. These skirts tinkle when they move.
October 1996 - Roger Neich, Auckland Museum, identified this tapa cloth as coming from Manus Island, Admiralty Island.