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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Coir sinnet
Coir sinnet string

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Model of Canoe planking
Planking model for 'drua' canoes

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Model of Canoe planking
Planking model for 'drua' canoes (detail)

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Rope made of sinnet
Coir sinnet rope

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Dart used in sport and games
Dart

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Wooden spoon
Wooden spoon

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Flute made of Bamboo
Nose flute

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Flute made of Bamboo
Nose flute (detail)

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