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WORLD CULTURES : AUSTRALASIA

Object Name

Fan

Description

Hawaiian fan of typical curved form made from tightly woven pandanus leaf. A pattern of human hair and red and purple wool is woven into the handle portion. These fans were used by Hawaiian chiefs and held by special attendants

Materials

pandanus leaf & wool

Place Collected

Australasia
Australasia

Catalogue Number

BELUM.C1910.346

Copyright

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