Set of 5 accessory composing the Tahitian dance costume.
The traditional Tahitian dance costume consists of several accessories :
- 1 skirt
- 1 crown
- 1 bra on coconuts - standard size
- 2 poms
- 1 shells necklace
Made from plant fibers (from the bark of "purau" tree), this costume is embellished with accessories and ornaments from the natural Polynesian environment (pearl, feathers, shells, etc.).
Used long time ago for religious ceremonies, today the costume is frequently used during traditional show, and especially during the festival "Heiva" held each year in July.
Entirely handmade, this costume come from the Papeete's market. Colors and decorations may vary from one model to another according to inspiration and creativity of the artisan. The skirt goes to the calves but it can also be wear at the knees. It is therefore possible to easily adjust to desired length using scissors. The cords located at the belt allow an easy adjustment for the hip.
The colour of the skirt is always in natural fiber, but you can choose the color of the ornaments at the belt and the crown : natural fiber, red, orange or mixed. The poms are available in natural fiber or red.
Please indicate the color for the ornaments of the skirt, the ornaments of the crown, the color of the poms and the age of the child (in your order form on comment).
Available on order only : around 3 days manufacturing time.