Lot: 51

Sash, around 1900

Solomon Islands - Santa Cruz Islands

Provenance Size Hammer price
B: 19.3 inch;
H: 7.6 inch
900 EUR

remarkably fine worked plant fibre weave with diamond shaped patterns in dark fibres, decorated with tufts of hemp and bundles from folded grass fibre strips, slightly dam. A quite similar sash can be found in the Conru Collection of Solomon Island Art (Conru, 2008, ill. 121).

Conru, Kevin, Solomon Islands Art, Milan 2008, p. 187, ill. 121