Gourd container

Maker
Unknown Maker
Description
Smooth, polished, elongated red/brown gourd. A leather strap runs under the base and up one side. It is joined to the gourd halfway and is attached to the lid. The rim of the lid is a strip of leather. The lower part of the strap has a line of red beads and a line of yellow beads. Just above these is a small line of white, blue and red beads. Under the upper half of the strap is a row of yellow and a row of blue beads. At the join of the gourd and the leather of the lid is a row of red , blue and white beads.
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Media/Materials
Wooden gourd, leather, plastic[?] beads threaded on wire.
Measurements
445 x 100 x 105mm - HxWXD [verified].
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Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1975/81/9

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