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Matting Fragment

Object Number:2003-32-125
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Hebrides
Section:Oceanian
Length: 44.5 cm
Width: 15.2 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1994.X.11432 - Other Number
15837 - Other Number

Description

Strip of pandanus (?) matting, dyed reddish brown with diamond and chevron patterns. Wider, finished end has fringed edges and decorative rows of small holes. Other end appears to have been cut. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

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