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Te ili

human history
  • Other Name

    Fan (English)

  • Description

    Te ili. Fan. This ili consists of a woven blade attached to a long wooden handle. The blade of this ili is woven with kaumoe (young coconut leaf) in a coiled technique producing a spade shape overall. The kaumoe has a natural colour. Additional fibre, dyed in red and black colours are incorporated into the weaving, which appears to be fou (wild hibiscus fibre).

  • Place
  • Accession Number
  • Accession Date
  • Other Id

    51891 (ethnology)

  • Department
Te ili, 1939.134, 51891, Cultural Permissions Apply

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