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Sisi. Waist ornament. This sisi is part of a set which is worn during Futuna dances such as the soamako. This sis is bright and multi-coloured and made from dyed fau (hibiscus) and feathers. The waistband base is made from woven strips of lau fala (pandanus fibre) and attached on the top is a row of dyed fau rosettes. Along the length of the waistband hang strips of dyed fau and feathers. These strips have sections of dyed coloured fau which h...
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Made: Pre 1992; Acquired: Circa 1992
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