Micronesia, Caroline Islands, Belt or sash
111 x 14 cm (frame)
Sash or belt made of textile (banana leaf or hibiscus fibre), loom woven with a fringe at ends. Fiber sash, worn on top of a grass skirt to anchor it down. This type of sash was worn by male dignitaries and it is more ceremonial than functional.
Ex-collection Herbert Tischner (1906 – 1984)