Dance Costume



From: Samoa Islands

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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

Bundles of plant fiber folded in two over twisted fiber at waist, knotted, and strung together with two rows of twining. Decorated with four plant fiber rosettes dyed bright pink. Part of a dance costume made for sale to tourists.

Length 97 cm
Width 80 cm
Credit Line Gift of Helen Lombardi, 1982

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