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Iri

Object / Artefact › Pacific/Ethnology
  • Other titles
    Fan (English)
  • Description
    Iri. Fan. Made from voivoi (pandanus), spade in shape and woven out in a twill weave. Commencement from base of blade. Handle is woven from voivoi with strands of vau (hibiscus) incorporated into the weave.
  • Place
  • Other Number
    11739
  • Accession date
    1870
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness
Iri, 11739, Photographed by Jennifer Carol, digital, 13 Mar 2017, Cultural Permissions Apply
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Artefact

  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 11739
  • Culture
  • Production
    Unknown (maker)
    FijiMelanesiaPacific
    Pre 1870
    woven
    plaited
  • Signature/marks
    • AUCKLAND MUSEUM  (sticker)
    • Fiji  (handwritten)
    • 11739.E.  (handwritten)
  • Consists of
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole length : 425mm
    • width : 250mm
  • Record created
    24 March 2003

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