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Skirt

Museum number:
11-39431
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21110039431
Alternate number:
72 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2479
Object count:
1
Description:
Cotton in tie string only. Grasses attached (not woven) to waistband of overhand knotted network. Made of raffia and/or abaca; cotton.
Donor:
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Ready, Jr. Fund
Collection place:
Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawaiian Windward Islands
Verbatim coll. place:
Hawaii; Honolulu; Honolulu
Culture or time period:
Hawaiian
Collector:
Stuart L. Fletcher
Collection date:
1941-1942
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.3 Objects relating to the Secular and Quasi-religious Rites, Pageants, and Drama
Accession date:
1968
Context of use:
Hula skirt.
Department:
Cat. 11 - Oceania (incl. Australia)
Dimensions:
length 81 centimeters, length 7 centimeters, and 92 centimeters
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