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Registration Number: QE4673.1

Name or Title: Mat

Brief Description: Mat, plaited pandanus leaf strips, black dyed geometric pattern

Collection: Oceanic Anthropology

Production Place: Australia

Production Date: Sep 1915

Materials: Pandanus leaf

Measurement : L1398 x W784mm

State/Province: Queensland

Country: Australia

History and Use: This mat has been woven from strips of pandanus leaves. Mats like this are very durable and can be folded for storage and during transport. They are also water resistant, and can be used to sit or to sleep on.

Uploaded to the Web 27 May 2011.

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