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Woman's skirt (liku) made of hibiscus fibre. Fibre strands hang from a plaited fibre waist band of dyed black and natural fibre.
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Length: 20 centimetres
Width: 145 centimetres (including ties)
Width: 90.50 centimetres (plaited band)
- Curator's comments
Description from Extracts from the British and Medieval Register 1757-1878, p. 206:
Girdle for women of grass with a fringe, red, black and yellow. Length 2 feet 10 inches. Island of Angau.
Voyage Oct 1855
Id. of Angau Fiji
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- From the HMS Herald SW Pacific expedition of 1852-1861.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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