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Mat worn as a garment made of pandanus palm leaf with two bands of embroidery in bright red wool.
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Length: 90.50 centimetres
Width: 92 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- 1938 register description:
Pandanus leaf mat, with border patterns similar to [Oc1938,1001]61, but slightly enlarged and with two bands of embroidery in bright red wool, zigzag pattern, one in centre of border, almost entirely destroyed by moths, the other on inner edge of border more[?] damaged but sufficient to show patterns; width of border 11.6".
Label: 'Mat used as clothing, MAJORO, Marshall Islands, J.K.B. Lister 1891'
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- Register reads, for collection Oc1938,1001 as a whole:
Given by Miss E. K. B. Lister, 11 Western Terrace, Falmouth. / Collected by the donor's father and brother (in whose memory they are given).
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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