Maori kete; Unknown maker; Unknown; CR1977.574

Name/Title

Maori kete

About this object

Maori kete or basket made from New Zealand flax ( phormium tenax) or in Maori harakeke. The basket has been woven from split blades of flax to form a roughly rectangular shape with a wide, open top. There are no handles but the top plait bind off has spaces that could be used for hanging or holding.

Maker

Unknown maker

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

New Zealand

Medium and Materials

New Zealand flax/harakeke

Measurements

L 470mm x W 380mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Maori associations

Subject and Association Keywords

Bags

Subject and Association Keywords

Luggage

Credit Line

From the Collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Containers

Object number

CR1977.574

Rights

All rights reserved

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