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Description

Shoulder covering of woven banana fibre with fringed ends: Micronesian, Caroline Islands, Yap, Fais Island

Museum reference

A.1899.320

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Shoulder covering

Production information

Fais Island, Federated States of Micronesia, Caroline Islands, Micronesia

Materials

Banana, Hibiscus

Physical description

Woven banana fibre, hibiscus bast; fringed ends

References

Idiens, Dale. 'Pacific Art in the Royal Scottish Museum' Edinburgh: Royal Scottish Museum Studies, 1982 p. 78 image and catalogue entry No. 93

On display

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