Image: Stitching detail in a leaf apron from Bouganville Island

Stitching detail in a leaf apron from Bouganville Island

A detail of the stitching technique used to secure leaves together to make a leaf apron.  The 12 palm leaves have been stitched together with a thread made of plant material, most likely reed.

Photographer:
Heather MacKay
Rights:
© Australian Museum

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