Tapa cloth

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
8452
Item name
Tapa cloth 
Category
Cloth/Textile
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
Nakanai language group 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > West New Britain Province > Talasea District > North coast
Map
Collector
Mr Edward A. Tull 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1965 
Acquisition method
by Mr Edward A. Tull 
Dimensions
H: W: 420 mm L: 1520 mm D: Circum:

Description

Thick fibrous bark cloth with blue, black, red and white circular patterns.

Research notes

October 1996 - Roger Neich, Auckland Museum, identified this tapacloth as coming from Nakanai language group.

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