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Object / Artefact › Pacific/Ethnology
  • Other titles
    • Waistband (English)
    • Waist garment (English)
  • Description
    Pareu. Skirt. Made from a combination of natural fibres and fabric. The entire body of the skirt is made from kiriau (hibiscus fibre) with the waist section decorated with white fabric. The front section of the skirt is further embellished with the top band decorated with alternate square sections in blue and white comprising of four union jack flags and three stars, and the eight triangular sections along the bottom decorated with rectangular small red, yellow and blue striped rectangular shapes with natural coloured kiriau and puka seed tassels hanging at the tips .
  • Place
  • Other Number
    2015.101.2, 56765.2
  • Accession number
  • Accession date
    26 November 2015
  • Collection area
  • Item count
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Titi, 2015.101.2, 56765.2, Photographed by Andrew Hales, digital, 30 Sep 2016, Cultural Permissions Apply
Titi, 2015.101.2, 56765.2, Photographed by Andrew Hales,… … Read more


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