- Museum number
Mat (Jaki-ed) worn as a garment, made from plaited pandanus leaf and natural and dyed brown and black hibiscus fibre.
- Production date
Length: 62 centimetres (incl fringing)
Length: 53 centimetres
Width: 78.50 centimetres (incl fringing)
Width: 69.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Woven pandanus Jaki-ed mat from the Marshall Islands.
Information from the vendor, November 2011:
#31 is also a fringe mat without a centre pattern but with variations of colour in the weaving, also by Melta Sam of Ailinglaplap.
For more information on Marshall Island mats visit http:// www.clothingmatsofthemarshalls.com/
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: #31 (Arts centre number)