- Museum number
Loin-cloth made of banana leaf fibre or hibiscus fibre(?), loom woven with a russet fringe at each end. Russet-dyed fibre with a panel of four undyed lines.
- Production date
- 19thC(mid)-20thC(early) (before 1919)
Length: 169 centimetres (excluding fringes)
Length: 11 centimetres (total fringe length)
Width: 12 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Identified as loin cloth of banana leaf or hibiscus fibre by Margery Blackman, scholar of weaving, of Dunedin, during her visit to the Textile Centre 7/9/04.
Christy collection register (1919):
Palm leaf-fibre woven band, with in-woven patterns; red, pale & black.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1919C3.1 (old CDMS no.)