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Dance Costume

Skirt

Object Number:82-19-4A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Samoan
Provenience: Samoa Islands
Date Made: Before 1982
Early Date: 1977
Late Date: 1982
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Plant Fiber
Seeds
Shells
Length: 97 cm
Width: 80 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Helen Lombardi, 1982

Description

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.

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