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Skirt

MOA: University of British Columbia

3274/66

Long skirt of woven banana fibre with long fringe on both ends. Pattern: three blue stripes (teor ligos style) with brocade area of two motifs, traditional "teeth" and modern English script: 'From Falalis'.


  • Type of Item skirt
  • Culture Micronesian
  • Material banana fibre, dye, fibre
  • Measurements height 178.0 cm, width 45.2 cm, depth 0.1 cm (overall)

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

  • Made in Yap

  • Collection Date during 1987
  • Ownership Date before August 16, 2017
  • Acquisition Date on August 16, 2017

  • Item Classes textiles
  • Condition good
  • Accession Number 3274/0066