Barkcloth in Solomon Islands
Art Historical Description
From the remarkable and widely-published indigo-dyed blue cloaks of Santa Isabel to the zoomorphic painting schemes of Simbo loincloths, the intricately-patterned hand-painted Antiaris bennettii fabrics of Temotu province, and the shining yellow wraps of Tikopia, Solomon Islands tapa is constantly surprising in its diversity.
Characteristic Fabric Types
Entry created on 28 August 2020