Tapa cloth

Indonesian, Papuan
1950–90


Dimensions

Overall: 96.5 x 143.5 cm (38 x 56 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2013.37

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Tan bark cloth painted with dark patterns of organic shapes.
McMillan# Nono TX 017

Provenance

Between about 1965 and 1990, acquired by Genevieve McMillan (b. 1922 - d. 2008), Cambridge, MA; 2008, to the Genevieve McMillan and Reba Stewart Foundation, Cambridge; 2013, gift of the Genevieve McMillan and Reba Stewart Foundation to the MFA. (Accession date: January 30, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of the Genevieve McMillan and Reba Stewart Foundation