- Museum number
Bag, kava strainer, of plaited strips of pandanus leaf with long fringe at the mouth.
- Production date
- 19thC (before 1891)
Length: 7.75 inches (from original registration - excluding fringe)
- Curator's comments
See Christy Correspondence (File 'V')
'Ethnographic Collection for Sir John Lubbock' [from the Government of Victoria]. There are two copies of the list which gives further information about the objects. One of these is annotated to show how the collection was divided between the BM [+5586-5677], J Edge Partington and the Natural History Museum.
Christy collection registration slip description, written in 1891?:
Bag made of plaited strips of pandanus leaf with long fringe at the mouth.
506. Bag or Kava strainer made of fibre of screw palm (Pandanus odoratissimus)
N.W. Id of Espiritu Santo
Tied-on label, printed bold black numerals:506
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1891C2.5676 (old CDMS no.)