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Object Number:87-8-4
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Sulawesi
Maker: Tina Idjo
Materials:Bark Cloth
Length: 184 cm
Width: 140 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lorraine V. Aragon, 1987
Other Number:17 - Other Number


Pipikoro dialect, Uma language. Barkcloth blanket (kumu kumpe). Sarong style. To be used as a blanket, or, in this case, because of its fine quality, more likely as fabric for a skirt. Black-brown barkcloth, beaten into large tube. Barkcloth from nunu lero (Ficus sp.: probably Ficus infectoria) (see samples 87-8-29/31). Natural color darkened by being submerged for some hours in black mud. Fine quality. Small repair in green thread by maker. Made by Tina Idjo,

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