Sleeping Garment


From: Sulawesi

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Native Name Sarong
Object Number 87-8-43
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Sulawesi
Section Oceanian
Materials Bark Cloth

Very large sleep-sarong (kumpe tea'). (kumpe = barkcloth, tea' = bark of Artocarpus sp.) Not yet ra-ula', i.e. not yet treated with ula'. Good quality, huge size, recently made. Brown, tube. Printed near one edge in red: TAMA LAWE DEICE (probably name of headman).

Length 230 cm
Width 150 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Lorraine V. Aragon, 1987
Other Number 117 - Other Number

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