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Name/Title Kete Whakairo / Woven Basket - (Maniapoto)
Primary Maker Hetet, Rangimarie
Object Type Textile
Classification Basket, Carrying/Personal Carrying & Storage Gear/Personal Gear/03 Personal Artifacts/Nomenclature
Kete/Whatu kakahu/Taonga Maori Thesaurus
Department Tangata Whenua
Brief Description This kete is made from pingao, a vibrant yellow sand grass, and kiekie a native bush plant. The pattern used is puawai (flower blossom).
Measurements 185 x 279mm
Media/Materials Pingao: A vibrant yellow native sand grass
Kiekie: A native bush plant
Kete Whakairo, made from pingao and kiekie. Pattern is Puawai (flower blossom). Colours used are natural white fibre colour, yellow and black. Appendages are plaited yellow fibre handles.
Production Period 20th Century
Production Place Oparure/Te Kuiti/Waikato/North Island/New Zealand
Iwi Maniapoto/Tainui
Generic Origin New Zealand Maori/West Polynesian/Polynesian/Oceania
Collection Hetet/Te Kanawa Collection/Tangata Whenua
Accession Date 01 Apr 2005
Acquisition Method Long Term Loan
Credit Line Hetet/Te Kanawa Collection
Courtesy Waikato Museum
Te Whare Taonga O Waikato
Accession No L2004/17/16
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