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Object Number:87-8-8
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Sulawesi
Maker: Tina Idjo
Date Made: ca. 1967
Early Date: 1966
Late Date: 1968
Materials:Bark Cloth
Length: 84 cm
Width: 30 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lorraine V. Aragon, 1987
Other Number:22 - Other Number


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.

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