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Skirt

MOA: University of British Columbia

3274/50

Skirt of woven banana fibre. Long and rectangular with long fringe along both of the short edges. Pattern: seven bluish-black stripes separated by ecru background fields. Red stripes edge the textile.


  • Type of Item skirt
  • Culture Micronesian
  • Material banana fibre, dye
  • Measurements height 178.0 cm, width 54.4 cm, depth 0.1 cm (overall)

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

  • Made in Lamotrek

  • Collection Date during 1963
  • Ownership Date before August 16, 2017
  • Acquisition Date on August 16, 2017

  • Item Classes textiles
  • Condition good
  • Accession Number 3274/0050