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Mat made of light and dark brown plaited flax strips, with an alternation of different geometric patterns.

Mat

leaf strips, pandanus type (probably kie), Tonga, l. 130 cm, w. 126 cm, Inv. Oz 533

A piece of very fine matting with a fringed border made of light brown plantain leaf fibres.

Mat

lauhala (pandanus) fibre, Tahiti and the Society Islands, l. 102/109 cm, w. 163/160 cm, Inv. Oz 148

A piece of very fine matting made of light brown plantain leaf fibres.

Mat

possibly banana (mei’a) fibre, Tahiti and the Society Islands, l. 112 cm, w. 163 cm, Inv. Oz 423

 piece of very fine matting made of light brown plantain leaf fibres.

Mat

purau (Hibiscus tiliaceus) fibre, Tahiti and the Society Islands, l. 123, w. 150 cm, Inv. Oz 422

A piece of very fine matting with a fringed border, made of light brown plantain leaf fibres.

Mat

lauhala (pandanus) fibre, Tahiti and the Society Islands, l. 158/157 cm, w. 186/165 cm, Inv. Oz 424

Mat features alternating light brown and unpatterned, and dark brown patterned diagonals.

Mat fala

leaf strips, Tonga, l. 192 cm, w. 134 cm, Hanover 1854, No. 9

Mat made of diagonally plaited leaf strips.

Mat fau

leaf strips, Tonga, l. 78 cm, w. 166 cm, Inv. Oz 151

Mat made of diagonally plaited light yellow leaf strips, by alternately placing one stripe with the glazed side of the leaf up and the other with the unglazed side up.

Mat kie efu

leaf strips, possibly pandanus, Tonga, l. 250 cm, w. 168 cm, Inv. Oz 144

Mat made from a white plant material. The leaf strips are diagonally plaited. Mat edges are fringed.

Mat sina

leaf strips, Tonga, imported from Samoa, l. 145 cm, w. 100 cm, Inv. Oz 146

Mat made of dark and light plaited leaf strips interwoven in different ways to form patterns in the dark diagonals.

Mat ta’ovala

leaf strips, Tonga, l. 149 cm, w. 165 cm, Inv. Oz 141

Model of a canoe made of wood with a beak like bow and steeply raised stem, replicating the Nootka dugout canoes that were thirteen metres long.

Model of a boat

wood, Nootka Sound, northern Pacific, l. 32 cm, w. 6.8 cm, h. 4.4 cm, Inv. Am 831

A mourning dress formed of cock’s feathers fastened to a kind of netting made of cordage with sticks. Head-piece made of two large mother-of-pearl shells.

Mourning dress heva

shell, barkcloth, tortoiseshell, feathers, mother-of-pearl, Tahiti and the Society Islands, l. 210 cm, Inv. Oz 1522

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