Fan

Production date
Early 20th Century
Country
Fiji
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Description
Register description: Palm-leaf Fan - Length 23.5ins Breadth 19.5ins
Classification
CH classification INDIGENOUS CULTURES
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Measurements
L. 596, W. 495 mm
Media/Materials description
Plant fibre
History and use
In Fiji, fans (iri) are made in a variety of patterns and weaving techniques. This fan has been constructed from a single palm leaf. It was acquired by Queensland Museum in the 1930s.
Registration number
E2414

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