Mat

Production date
Unknown
Country
Papua New Guinea
State/Province
East New Britain
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Description
Mat of woven pandanus leaf strips, geometric pattern- dyed purple and green strips, fringed along length.
Classification
CH classification INDIGENOUS CULTURES Melanesian & South Sea Islander mat
Maker
Production place
Measurements
L1669 x W1440 mm
Media/Materials description
Woven pandanus leaves (some dyed purple or green).
History and use
Made from carefully woven natural and dyed pandanus leaves, this sitting mat is a common feature in Papua New Guinea.

Uploaded to the Web 27 May 2011.
Registration number
E12913

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