Bark Cloth


From: Sulawesi

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 87-8-44B
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Sulawesi
Section Oceanian
Materials Bark Cloth

White barkcloth sarong (hinyulo) (= barkcloth) of malo (Broussonetia papyrifera). Worn by shamans in ceremonies, also used as shrouds for corpses. Only Kaili women of Pandere Selatan are known to make barkcloth for whole of Kaili area. New. White, stiff, tubes. Larger, finer than 87-8-44A. Length suggests shroud.

Length 194 cm
Width 60 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Lorraine V. Aragon, 1987
Other Number 103 - Other Number

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