Dance skirt

Maker
Unknown Maker
Description
Natural fibre skirt with seed and shell decoration. Fibre fades from red tinge at top to greeny brown at bottom. Seed/shell decoration is in the pattern of four diamonds across the waist band, between which loops and tassels of decoration hang. It is likely to originate from Tahiti or the Cook Islands.
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Media/Materials
Natural fibre, string, seeds and shells.
Measurements
445 x 470mm - LxW
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Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1966/130/2

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