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Dance Costume

Brassiere

Object Number:82-19-4B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Samoan
Provenience: Samoa Islands
Date Made: Before 1982
Early Date: 1977
Late Date: 1982
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Plant Fiber
Seeds
Shells
Height: 19 cm
Width: 53 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Helen Lombardi, 1982

Description

Brassiere made of bundles of plant fiber folded in two and strung together with five rows of twining. In center a rosette of plant fiber dyed bright pink. Twisted fiber ties. Part of a dance costume made for sale to tourists.

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