Unfinished textile for the loom with continuous vegetable fibre warp threads partly completed. Many of the warp pieces are broken.
- Found/Acquired: Santa Cruz Islands
- (Oceania,Melanesia,Solomon Islands,Santa Cruz Islands)
- Length: 60 inches
A partly finished piece for the loom. Vegetable warp threads, continuous, partly completed with weft of same type and colour. Many of the warp pieces are broken.
Collected between 1880 and 1890 by the late admiral Carruthers, then Engineer-Lieutenant on board the survey ship HMS Ringdove.
Register reads for collection Oc1949,05: Given by Mrs. D. Carruthers, Beaconscott, Vincent Road, Selsey, Sussex. Collected between 1880 and 1890 by the late admiral Carruthers, then Engineer-Lieutenant on board the survey ship H.M.S. Ringdove.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EOC21171
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