August 2008

South Pacific Islands

Featuring images of island women

main case 

Artifacts, clothes, shells, books and more . . .

 

case

Focus on Hawaii - painted seashells, leis . Hanging (right) is a mission robe.

long case

Beautiful Polynesian shells, drawings and paintings of island women

horizontal case

Mission robes from New Caledonia.  In French - Robe popinée.

Australia

Focus on Australia

tall case

Hawaiian quilt and ukelele

long case

Indonesian batik cloth and wood carvings. Wayang rod puppet (lower left corner).

Links:  List of books in used in display

            http://www.csuchico.edu/~curbanowicz/1980PolynesianPaper.html (Women in the Pacific)

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