Medium: Banana leaf, raffia
Dates:early 20th century
Dimensions: Bustle (a): 9 1/4 x 13 1/4 in. (23.5 x 33.7 cm) Front Piece (b): 3 1/2 x 5 3/8 in. (8.9 x 13.7 cm)
Accession Number: 31.1836a-b
Catalogue Description: a- Shape: somewhat oval. Center is plain except for dark brown stitches. There is a border of alternating narrow dark brown and beige bands. There is a boss at back of leaves for attachment. Condition: good. b- Flat, round base is covered with delicate black linear pattern. A fiber roll is attached to top edge, embellished with bold geometrics. Condition: good but brittle. Banana leaf material broken off in places.