Woman’s Long Grass Skirt

This skirt is made of multiple strands of flattened reeds (kem grass), each about 60 cm long, tied to a waist cord. It was acquired by Dr. O. W. Hampton on the Kim-Sali trail to Wolo.

Title: Woman’s Long Grass Skirt

Artist: Unknown

Creation Date: June 15, 1991

Geography: Indonesia, Papua

Culture: Dani

Medium: Reed, bark fiber

Technique: Tying, knotting

Dimensions: 96 x 60 cm. (37.79 x 23.62 in.)

Classification: Costumes; principal attire (lower body)

Credit Line: Gift of Fleur Hampton in memory of Dr. O. W. Hampton, 2020

Object ID: H31-DAS003