Cloth of the Gods

Subject:Traditions, art, tapa cloth, masi
Length:48 minutes
Format:DVD; Betacam Sp
Year Released:2007
Director:John Sullivan
Producer:John Sullivan
Distributor:Galloping Films
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Description:This is the first film ever made on Fijian masi or tapa cloth. It shows the harvesting of the trees and the treatment of the bark, dyeing, designing and stencilling. CLOTH OF THE GODS also demonstrates the significant part played by masi cloth in the traditional life of Fiji, its religion, its ceremonies and rituals. We interview crafts people who are committed to preserving this ancient art form.
Record No:3400
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