Early 20th Century Country
Fiji See full details
Register description: Fan-woven pandanus, geometric pattern, black on natural; handle bound with coconut fibre string. L.480mm,W.411mm
CH classification INDIGENOUS CULTURES
Pandanus, coconut fibre
History and use
The black and white woven patterning of this fan (iri) is typical of Fijian manufacture. This fan was collected in Fiji in the 1930s, and acquired by Queensland Museum in the 1980s.