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Head Cloth

Object Number:87-8-20
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Sulawesi
Materials:Bark Cloth
Length: 79 cm
Width: 76 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lorraine V. Aragon, 1987
Other Number:78 - Other Number


Man's headcloth (siga). Made by Indo We'e of Kalinsu (near Ue Bone). Barkcloth (ronto kojo) (ronto = cloth; kojo = real/true) from ambo (Broussonetia papyrifera). (See samples 87-8-45)

Square of plain white barkcloth, with some brown spots. Creased from having been folded over so many times.

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