Dance Costume



From: Samoa Islands

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 82-19-4B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Samoan
Provenience Samoa Islands
Date Made Before 1982
Section Oceanian
Materials Plant Fiber | Seeds | Shells

Brassiere made of bundles of plant fiber folded in two and strung together with five rows of twining. In center a rosette of plant fiber dyed bright pink. Twisted fiber ties. Part of a dance costume made for sale to tourists.

Height 19 cm
Width 53 cm
Credit Line Gift of Helen Lombardi, 1982

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