From: Sulawesi

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 87-8-8
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Pipikoro
Provenience Sulawesi
Creator Tina Idjo
Date Made ca. 1967
Section Oceanian
Materials Bark Cloth

Woman's ceremonial blouse (halili kuluma kaju). Black barkcloth with white and yellow barkcloth applique decorations: buffalo heads and betel chewing motifs (areca nut, betel, lime container, areca knife). White saw-tooth borders at neck, sleeves, bottom. Black barkcloth from nunu lero (Ficus sp.: probably Ficus infectoria) (see samples 87-8-29/31). White and yellow appliques from ambo (Broussonetia papyrifera), no longer cultivated in region. (See samples 87-8-45) Yellow sections colored with turmeric root (kunyi'). Made by Tina Idjo.

Length 84 cm
Width 30 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Lorraine V. Aragon, 1987
Other Number 22 - Other Number

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