- Museum number
Bridal cloth, barkcloth, long and thin with buff background of red and grey geometric design.
Length: 338 centimetres
Width: 46 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Register 1974:
Barkcloth, long and thin, buff background with red and grey geometric design.
15 Bridal cloth; it is put on the outside of the hut to show that a wedding is about to take place.
15-18 Made from sago palm bark. The only red dye Mr Jarvis saw used is betel nut.
WANIGELA Northern Province.
[Oc1974,04] collection made in the field in the early 1970s by Mr.A J C Jarvis. All objects from PAPUA NEW GUINEA.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Collection made in the field in the early 1970s by Mr A.J.C. Jarvis
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number