[singlepic id=312 w=450 h=250 float=none]Barkcloth, Masi
The bold black and white trapezoid designs on this piece of barkcloth (cut from an even longer piece) are typical of the Cakaudrove region of Taveuni Island and eastern Vanua Levu. It may have been worn as a ceremonial loincloth, malo.
Cakaudrove, north-eastern Fiji. Probably collected in the 1870s. Z 30621