Women’s garment (skirt Mal (Nai))

Ethnicity: Papuans.
Place of origin: Papua New Guinea.
Geographical location of the place of origin: Gorendu village, Maclay Coast.
Material: plant materials, curcuma, plant colourant.
Technique: soaking, splitting.
Dimensions: length 45 cm.
Date: early XX century.
Collectors-person: Miklouho-Maclay Nickolay Nikolaevich.
Time of use: 2017.
Usage: part of a woman’s traditional festive costume.
Condition: satisfactory.
The Kunstkamera collections analogue: Number МАЭ № 168-22, МАЭ № 168-24.
Keywords: peoples of Australia and Oceania, Papuans, Maclay Coast