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Mat of pandanus leaf stitched with bark fibre ? and bark cord with the leaves parallel to the transverse axis. Rectangular in shape, folded in the middle on the longitudinal axis. One long edge stitched on the inside with bark ? fibre; one long edge stitched on the outside with bark cord, one short edge finished in a running stitch with bark ? cord . All edges of leaves are folded under.

History Of Use

Used as a sleeping mat by both sexes. Women also unfold it over their heads to serve as a rain cape while working in the gardens, and use it to line a net bag to form a cradle for a baby.

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