Mat

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
965
Item name
Mat 
Category
Comfort
Cloth/Textile
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Solomon Islands > Temotu (Eastern Islands) Province > Santa Cruz Islands
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from Unrecorded 
Raw material
plant fibre
Dimensions
H: W: 220 mm L: 1360 mm D: 20 mm Circum:

Description

Rectangular woven plant (banana?) fibre mat; at one end are four bands of dark plant fibre woven into a diamond pattern; bands alternate with four plant fibre fringes; reverse is plain. Registration number 965 marked with pen and tag.

Research notes

Catalogue Book 2: Loin cloth. This has been cut in half. It is wound round and round the waist and two ends hang down back and front of him.

The Foundation Donation comprises the items from L. P. Winterbotham's personal collection, which were donated to the University of Queensland in 1948 and form the basis of the Anthropology Museum.

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