Tapa cloth

Indonesian, Papuan
1950–90


Dimensions

Overall: 125.1 x 64.1 cm (49 1/4 x 25 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2013.38

Medium or Technique

Bark

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Bark cloth, beige ground with pattern on two thirds of surface. Pattern consists of striped triangles in black and white and squares in shades of tan.
McMillan #Nono TX016

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