Skirt constructed from two layers of vegetable materials. The inner layer is constructed from long strips of coconut leaf, plaited into a running belt of coconut husk cordage; this is a standard everyday titi skirt. In this dressy example, the skirt is then overlaid with an outer layer of Pandanus leaf strips dyed in several colours, and further ornamented with applique decoration in the same material. One of these applique-decorated strips spells out the maker's name, DAEAMO TOAFA.

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