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Loin or Ceremonial Cloth

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Artist Unknown (Vanuatu)

Date

19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Loin or Ceremonial Cloth, Artist Unknown (Vanuatu)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Woven Fabric (Do Not Use) | Raffia; plaited and stenciled
Size: 40 3/4 x 9 3/8in. (103.5 x 23.8cm) not including fringe
Creation Place: Australia, New Hebrides, Aoba
Culture: Vanuatu, Australia, New Hebrides
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: two long panels sewn together; ends have a spacing design forming an 'x'; stencils added to main body and ends, six fields of radiating diamond design separated by stripes of a rectangular design; zig-zag pattern at one end, fringe at both ends
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Textile Miscellaneous Purchase Fund
Accession Number: 97.112
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009