Lava-lava Skirt From Yap

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Lava-lava Skirt From Yap
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Lava-lava Skirt From Yap

Yap, hibiscus fiber Lava-lava skirt of Yapese pattern 4 ft. 4 in. long, not in Opitz, An Ethnographic Study of Traditional Money, 2000, but cf. Opitz, Traditional Money on Yap & Palau, 2004, pp. 40-41, where, of 15 kinds of traditional money on Yap, he lists: “12. Lavalava – hibiscus flower skirt; 13. Lavalava cloth skirt” (personally attributed to Yap by Charles J. Opitz); Pacific Islands (but not Yap), cloth skirt 4 ft. 4 in. long, cf. Quiggin p. 141.

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Pedigree/Collection: The Kenneth L. Hallenbeck Collection