prmlogo2Cook-Voyage Collections
at the Pitt Rivers Museum


PRM000011983Fan, tahi'i, of wood and coconut fibre, from the Marquesas Islands; part of the Forster collection (Forster 170; 1886.1.1411)

Fan of woven coconut leaflets, the blade tightly woven around a wooden handle. Plaited fibre bound around the handle


  PRM0001290815179Fan, with 1886.1.1412
PRM0001290835179Detail of central rib
PRM0001290845179Detail of plaited plant fibre
PRM0001297805179Ashmolean label