Mat binding strip

Production date
Sep 1915
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Mat, plaited pandanus leaf strips, black dyed geometric pattern
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Measurements
Dia.117m, W.12
Media/Materials description
Pandanus leaf
History and use
This strip of pandanus leaf is used to tie a rolled mat for storage or transport. It was made in Australia by a person from Masig (Yorke) Island in the Torres Strait, and donated to the Queensland Museum in 1915 by Edward B Connolly, who was a teacher on Masig at the time.

Uploaded to the Web 27 May 2011.
Registration number
QE4673.2

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