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Waist garment

On display
human history
  • Other Name

    Lavalava (Yap)

  • Description

    Waist mat. Loom weaving banana fibre and blue dyed hibiscus bast warp. Borders of red dyed hibiscus. Hibiscus weft. Lavalava like this are being woven from cotton to be worn. Purchased at Mariana's display at VI Festival of Pacific Arts, 1992, Rarotonga.

  • Place
  • Accession Number
  • Accession Date
    10 Nov 1992
  • Other Id

    54307 (ethnology)

  • Department
  • Display Room
Waist garment, 54307, Cultural Permissions Apply

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