Teaset-plaited

Production date
1930s
Country
Samoa
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Description
Register description: Tea-Set- plaited pandanus
Classification
CH classification INDIGENOUS CULTURES Melanesian & South Sea Islander ornament
CH classification DOMESTIC EQUIPMENT Food & Drink Consumption Crockery tea service
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Media/Materials description
pandanus leaf
History and use
This pandanus fibre weaving from Samoa replicates a full tea set complete with teapot, cup and saucer, sugar bowl and milk jug. The teaset was made in the 1930s for a Mr and Mrs Eden of Brisbane. Original letters from the donors suggest that the set was made by ‘the wife of Tipi.’
Registration number
E2536

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