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Taniko-style belt, tatua, of wool: black background with two rows of opposing triangles in white, maroon and orange; ties of fourstrand braids of white, black, orange and blue wool, ending in tassels.
- Production date
- 19thC(late)-20thC(early) (opinion of Mick Pendergrast)
Height: 11.50 centimetres
Width: 205 centimetres
Depth: 4 centimetres
- Not on display
- Acquisition notes
- Found unnumbered and apparently unregistered in the Ethnography Department's Oceania collections in 1995. Date and means of acquisition not known. Circumstantial evidence suggests Oc1995,Q.4 to 38 may have entered the British Museum as part of Royal Loan 1902,Loan1, but there is nothing definite to support this. Acquisition details unknown.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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