Museum Curatorial Review - Pacific Islands: Plant materials at CMC- JenniferHein Textile Conservation

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Melanesia & polynesia plant material collection owned by the Cincinnati Museum Center in the Fleishman Collection viewed with federal survey funds for care and exhibition mounts.

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  • 1. Melanesia & Polynesia The 1930 Fleischmann Collection Cincinnati, OH Museum Center
  • 2. Textiles & Wovens Plant materials Plaited rush Mulberry innercore as Tapa Fig bark tapa Breadfruit tapa
  • 3. Functional Wovens Plant material only Fish Trap
  • 4. Water carrier
  • 5. Knotted Cane knotted with a 30# weight to drag along the ocean floor
  • 6. Personal Adornment Neckband
  • 7. Knotted Decorative Tool
  • 8. Knotted Headress for ceremonial Polynesian wedding
  • 9. Looped Cord & feathers Bird of Paradise secured to produce a dramatic headress
  • 10. Plaited Sun Shade Umbrella
  • 11. Sunshade Stitchwork
  • 12. Personal Adornment Jewelry Ceremonial Staff
  • 13. Plaited Eye Shade Visor
  • 14. Melanesian & Polynesian Plant Materials Woven Knotted Felted
  • 15. Complex Wovens
  • 16. Looped Cord

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