Man's Pandanus Grass Skirt


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Artifact Identification Man's Pandanus Grass Skirt   (2000.01.0015B)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Clothing
  4. :
  5. Main Garments
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 20th century
Culture Yap, Yapese, Micronesian
Location On Exhibitin the Southeast Asia and Oceania exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 146.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 55.4 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.4 cm
Weight 141 g
Measuring Remarks Depth=thickness at fringe.
Materials Plant--Leaf, Pigment--Dye
Manufacturing Processes Dyeing
Munsell Color Information Yellowish White (10YR 9/1) - Tan stripe. Dark Blue (2.5PB 2/6) - Center blue. Grayish Red (7.5R 5/6) -Reddish fringe.

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Alkire, William H. Lamotrek Atoll and Inter-island Socioeconomic Ties. Illinois Studies in Anthropology, No. 5. University of Illinois Press: Urbana, 1965. Kramer, Augustin. Ergebnisse der Sudsee Expedition 1908-1910. (ed.) G. Thilenius. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co., 1937.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Transfer from Department of Anthropology, UIUC
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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