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Poncho

Object Number:29-58-26
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mangaia (uncertain)
Cook Islands (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Bark Cloth
Length: 145 cm
Width: 90 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929

Description

Of the poncho type, or that called in Tahiti tiputa. Made from a single piece of tapa, without coloured decoration. The decoration consists of various designs formed by cutting out groups of triangles, which gives a lace like appearance to the garmet. The edges are fringed. Cf. 18049

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