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Predicate Object 16 May 1995 1995-05-16T00:00:00.000Z 1995-05-16T00:00:00.000Z 1995.34.7 Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 1995.34.7, 54941 Kiribati 1997-05-15T00:00:00.000Z 1 2021-03-04T02:21:37.497Z Kiribati Pacific Collection Access Project 35 Fibrework/- PACIFIC SUBJECTS - Belt. This is a belt made from te ira (pandanus leaves). Pinnules of te ira have been dyed a green tone and a small selection of te ira has been left a light natural off-white colour. The non-dyed te ira has been used to create a pattern along the horizontal of the belt. The belt features a serrated bordered pattern in the off-white te ira then a central geometric pattern. The reverse of the belt remains entirely of the green dyed te ira however a chevron pattern has been woven across the plain weave of the reverse. One end of the belt forms a point and the opposite end is perpendicular in finish. Its style indicates modern influences. Belt
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