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Female's skirt made of strips of leaf with twisted vegetable fibre ties.
- Production date
Length: 61 centimetres
Width: 86 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Description from Extracts from the British and Medieval Register 1757-1878, p.108:
'14. Female dress, made of reeds, Depth 2 feet. From Redscar Bay, S.E. Coast of New Guinea.'
Tied-on oblong card handwritten label:
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- From the HMS Rattlesnake expedition of 1846-1850.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number