Bark Cloth Sample


From: Sulawesi

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 87-8-19
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Lore
Provenience Sulawesi
Section Oceanian
Materials Bark Cloth | Pigment

Strip of white barkcloth (bana hampi) (kain kulit kayu). From ambo (Broussonetia papyrifera). (See samples 87-8-45) Pink stripes are aniline dye (cet kasumba). Long strip of white barkcloth, with seven groups of bright pink stripes. many brown splotches and spots of dye. This strip was probably a remainder cut from blouse material.

Length 191 cm
Width 13 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Lorraine V. Aragon, 1987
Other Number 48 - Other Number

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