Samoan girl on 'ie sina - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Samoan girl on 'ie sina

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

By: Andrew, Thomas

Date: circa 1896

Description: Unknown woman sits on 'ie sina (white shaggy matting) with her arms on her knees facing the viewers' right. She has her hair up and is wearing a selu tuiga (headcomb), two beaded necklaces, a satin bodice and a dark furry skirt.

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Subject: Women, Indigenous peoples, Headdresses, Photography Collection