Sash, around 1900
Solomon Islands - Santa Cruz Islands
B: 19.3 inch;
H: 7.6 inch
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).