About this object

Rectangular basket with two plaited handles. The diagonal plaited design is worked in natural, pale purple and dark green-dyed plant fibre, probably kiekie (Freycinetia baueriana). Has an associated newspaper cutting dated 7 November 2007.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Maori
  • Artist/Maker
    Diggeress Te Kanawa
  • Place made
    Oceania: Polynesia: New Zealand
  • Date made
    20th Century Late
  • Materials
    Dye; Fibre
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Bequest of Enid Russ
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    360 mm x 338 mm x 42 mm; 14 3/16 in x 13 5/16 in x 1 5/8 in
  • Related people

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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