Mat

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Registration number
20638
Item name
Mat 
Category
Comfort
Cloth/Textile
 
Indigenous name
woywoy 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > New Ireland Province > Namatanai District > Panatgin Village
Map
Collector
Dr Elizabeth Brouwer 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1976 
Acquisition method
Commissioned by Dr Elizabeth Brouwer 
Raw material
Pandanus
Dimensions
H: W: 580 mm L: 795 mm D: Circum:

Description

Diagonally woven mat, pale colour. The fronds are not of equal width.

Research notes

Made by women for sleeping/sitting.

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