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Taufale Tianiu

human history
  • Other Name

    Broom (English)

  • Description

    Taufale tianiu. Coconut midrib broom. Taufale tianiu are brooms made from coconut midrib. Taufale with wooden handles are made to be used outdoors and taufale with no wooden handle are made to be used indoors. This taufale has a long wooden handle, cylindrical in shape and strands of coconut midrib are tied and lashed onto the base end with plaited kafa.

  • Place
  • Accession Number
  • Accession Date
  • Other Id

    44209 (ethnology)

  • Department
Taufale Tianiu, 1971.35, 44209, Cultural Permissions Apply

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