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Fibre dance skirt, yellow, waist-band of plaited check in yellow and dyed green, decorated outside with four "rosettes" of dyed shredded fibre (two end ones purple with green centres, one blue with purple centre, one green with purple centre) interspersed with three tassels (one, in centre, purple, two rusty orange with multiple purple folds at top).
- Production date
Length: 115 centimetres
Width: 92 centimetres (including ties)
- Curator's comments
- Collection made by donor in field in 1950s. See Eth.Doc.1054.
Also MS in Departmental Library, N. Sandwith, "Wide-eyed in Tonga: a South Seas odyssey", and paintings, sketches and photographs in Departmental Pictorial Archive.
Donor's label: "From Apia, Western Samoa. 1954".
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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