From: Sulawesi

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 87-8-9
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Pipikoro
Provenience Sulawesi
Creator Tina Idjo
Section Oceanian
Materials Bark Cloth | Seeds | Rubber

Woman's ceremonial skirt (topi' kuluma kaju). Dark brown barkcloth with broad black bands. Pleated, with three tiers. Waistband (hidden under first tier) of tire rubber. On all three tiers, rows of small triangular black barkcloth ornaments hanging from pairs of tan seeds (Job's tears) threaded on light green and blue-green thread. Barkcloth from nunu lero (Ficus sp.: probably Ficus infectoria) (see samples 87-8-29/31). Black dye from mud.

Length 84 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Lorraine V. Aragon, 1987
Other Number 23 - Other Number

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