belt (waist ornaments)

Woman's waistbelt made of bands of Pandanus leaf attached together by three pieces of fibre, one rather loose, tied around the bands. At four points there are strings of Dentalium shells, one with seven strings, one six, and two with four, attached by a piece of fibre which passes through all the sections of the leaf. On the outside is painted decoration of dark brown, mostly vertical, stripes.

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