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A display highlighting the interaction between the monarchy and the wider world


Raffia fan 2002

RCIN 200279

Grand Vestibule, Windsor Castle

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Circular woven raffia fan in green, pink, yellow and purple woven design.

Fine plaited fans known as ili were traditionally made in Tuvalu using strands of coconut fibre. Today, raffia is often used instead. Colourful feathers are added for decorative purposes.