From: New Caledonia (uncertain)
Curatorial Section: Oceanian
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||New Caledonia (uncertain)|
Short skirt of black, twisted plant fiber, doubled over and caught between two criss-crossing strands at top. Similar twisted black fiber and construction technique in skirts 1995.X.16489 and 1994.X.11433, which has a tag reading "New Caledonia." An object of this sort appears in the center of a Freres Dufy photo reproduced on p. 106 of Decouverte photographique de la Nouvelle-Caledonie 1848-1900 (Serge Kakou, 1998) Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.
|Credit Line||Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003|
|Other Number||1995.X.16490 - Other Number|
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