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Tapa cloth

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

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles