Bag

Production date
Pre 1955
Country
New Zealand
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Description
Register description: Bag: Kiwi feather - red, white and black patterned band, round top
Classification
CH classification INDIGENOUS CULTURES
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Production place
Measurements
L260 X W290 x H125 mm - approximate
Media/Materials description
Feathers, plant fibre
History and use
This Maori bag (kete kiwi) is woven from flax fibre with kiwi feathers stitched into the weave. The decorative band across the top of the bag is a style of Maori weaving known as taniko.



This object was acquired by Queensland Museum in the 1950s.
Registration number
E6275

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