Grass skirt

Maker
Unknown Maker
Description
Skirt made from kunai grass. Women very modest. This short skirt (a child's one) covers back and front. Buttocks and thighs are exposed. In some areas the skirts are long and some encircle the whole lower body.
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Media/Materials
Natural fibre and textile.
Measurements
1175mm - Full length of string.
230 x 260 x 70mm - HxWxD of first bundle of fibre.
355 x 200 x 70mm - HxWxD of second bundle of fibre.
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Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1974/82/10

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