MOA: University of British Columbia


Long skirt of woven banana fibre with long fringe on both ends. Pattern: seven wide striped sections of blue/black are divided by six thin red stripes bordered by white thread. The multicoloured threads used to edge the fabric are twisted into colourful tassels on all four corners.

  • Type of Item skirt
  • Culture Micronesian
  • Material banana fibre, dye, fibre
  • Measurements height 172.0 cm, width 48.5 cm, depth 0.1 cm (overall)

  • Previous Owner William H. Alkire
  • Received from William H. Alkire

  • Made in Woleai

  • Collection Date during 1976
  • Ownership Date before August 16, 2017
  • Acquisition Date on August 16, 2017

  • Item Classes textiles
  • Condition good
  • Accession Number 3274/0064