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Small paua shell with woven flax, red with handles

Small paua shell with woven flax, red with handles
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Small paua shell with flax. Red flax nest with paua shell. With handles
US$24.59
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Flax, harakeke. The Maori used flax for various items, like kete (bags), pikau (backpacks). In the early days the kete were used for storing food. Also the Maori piu piu (traditional Maori skirt-like garments) were made of flax strands that hang from a belt.

'Flax nest' with paua shell aand two handles.

Approx. size (inluding handles):
  • 190mm x 110mm (7.48"x4.33")

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