From: Caroline Islands

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 61-2-59
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Caroline Islands
Date Made ca. 1869
Section Oceanian
Materials Plant Fiber

Woven banana fiber sash, natural with red and blue dye. Fringe on both ends. Central pattern consists of vertical bands of geometric pattern. This section is supplemented with red cotton thread on geometric bands and along bottom edge. Ceremonial regalia, worn by high ranking men.

Length 171 cm
Width 13 cm
Credit Line Gift of Constance Cochrane, 1961

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