- Museum number
Barkcloth apron, folded over a bark fibre string at the top, patterned.
- Production date
Length: 44.50 centimetres
Width: 32.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Register 1951
(Refers to the whole Oc1951,07 series):
A large ethnographical collection from the Namau and Ipi tribes of the Purari delta and Elema regions, Papuan Gulf, made by J.H.Holmes (missionary) between 1893 and 1900. The remainder of the collection (about one third) is in the Liverpool Museum.
See J.H.Holmes, "In Primitive New Guinea". See Eth Doc,1020 (M.S.Catalogue).
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2004-2009, BM, Gallery 24, Living and Dying
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Collection made by J.H. Holmes while working as a missionary in the Papuan Gulf 1893-1900
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number