Bark Cloth Material


From: Sulawesi

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 87-8-29
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Sulawesi
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood | Bark

Sample of wood from nunu lero (Ficus sp.: probably ficus infectoria), a tree from which bark for cloth is obtained. (See 87-8-1, -2, -4, -7, -8, -9, -10, -11, -13.) Cross section of branch with greyish bark. A strip of fiber is wound around it (arranged for packing).

Length 7 cm
Width 2 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Lorraine V. Aragon, 1987
Other Number 67 - Other Number

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