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Mat

Object Number:61-2-139
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Polynesia (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Palm Leaf
Length: 432 cm
Width: 87.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Constance Cochrane, 1961

Description

Narrow mat consisting of overlapping strips of palm leaf stitched together on the long sides. A red thread runs under the overcast stiching. Came in a heavy canvas bag stencilled with the name H.C. Cochrame U.S.M.C.: apparently an uncatalogued object from the H. C. Cochrane collection.

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