University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: P1729
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Caroline Islands
Kusaie
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Palm Leaf
Height: 18.5cm
Width: 24.5cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1904

Description

Flat palm leaf pouch, stitched across top and bottom. Saw-toothed edge across top. Four bands of geometric designs (zig-zags, diamonds, etc.) formed by passing narrow dark brown strips of fiber through slots cut in body of bag.


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