Fiji's Treasured Culture: Highlighting the collections of Museum Victoria

TOPIC: Household and Daily Life

Baskets, fans, and cooking utensils were necessary for day-to-day life in the Fijian village.

Pandanus and coconut leaves, along with the fibre from coconut husks (sinnet), provided most of the raw material used in the manufacture of string, rope, fans and baskets. Ceramics, produced primarily for cooking and storing food, and as water containers, are highly visible aspects of Fijian domestic life.

Household and Daily Life

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Pottery water bottle
Ceramic water bottle

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Pottery water bottle
Ceramic water bottle

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Pottery water bottle
Ceramic water bottle

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A slit gong musical instrument
Dancing slit-gong or drum

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A wooden Head rest
Head rest

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A wooden Head rest
Head rest

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Head rest made from one piece of wood
Head rest

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Bi conical roll of sinnet string
Coir sinnet string

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