University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-58-158
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Caroline Islands
Ponape (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Plant Fiber
Length: 175cm
Width: 13cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929

Description

Woven plant fiber sash with natural and red/maroon and blue dye. Fringe on both ends. Sash pattern is supplemented with red cottom thread, especially in central pattern section where bottom edge has short red fringe. Central pattern consists of alternating vertical bands of geometric patterns.


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