Water container

Production date
1988
Country
New Zealand
State/Province
Tokelau
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Description
Register description: Water container-PUPU TATA, coconut with coconut sennit cord and wooden stopper
Classification
CH classification INDIGENOUS CULTURES
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Measurements
Dia 133 x H255 mm (including handle)
Media/Materials description
Plant fibre, coconut husk
History and use
This water carrier from Tokelau is made from a coconut husk that has been wrapped in a net and handle woven from sennit fibre. The container was made for the 5th Festival of Pacific Art, which was held in Townsville, Queensland in 1988.
Registration number
E31213.1

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