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Te mahi kete : Maori flaxcraft for beginners / Mick Pendergrast.

By: Pendergrast, Mick, 1932-.
Contributor(s): Pendergrast, Mick, 1932-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland [N.Z.] : Reed, 2000, c1975Edition: New edition.Description: 100 pages : illustrations ; 19 x 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0790007444 (pbk.).Other title: Maori flaxcraft for beginners.Subject(s): Basket making -- New Zealand | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Basket making -- New Zealand | Art, Maori | Hand weaving -- New Zealand | Phormium tenax | Bast work -- New Zealand | Flax | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Crafts | Raranga kete | Harakeke | TikangaDDC classification:
Contents:
Traditions relating to flax and plaiting -- The flax plant -- A simple satchel kit with shoulder strap -- The bucket kit -- Making a hat.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 98-100). -Traditions relating to flax and plaiting -- The flax plant -- A simple satchel kit with shoulder strap -- The bucket kit -- Making a hat.
Summary: Anyone can learn to make a plaited kete, one of the oldest and most popular of Maori art forms, from the leaves of New Zealand flax (phormium tenax). Te Mahi Kete gives detailed, step-by-step instructions, illustrated with numerous line drawings and black-and-white photographs, for preparing the flax and plaiting two simple types of kete.
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Learn how to make a plaited kete, one of the oldest and most popular of Maori art forms, from the leaves of New Zealand flax (phormium tenax). Te Mahi Kete gives detailed, step-by-step instructions for preparing the flax and plaiting two simple types of kete. It also shows variations in technique for starting and finishing, making the handles and incorporating a decorative pattern.

Prev. ed.: Auckland, N.Z. : Reed Methuen, 1986.

ZNFP NZ non fiction paperback.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [98]-100).

Traditions relating to flax and plaiting -- The flax plant -- A simple satchel kit with shoulder strap -- The bucket kit -- Making a hat.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 98-100). -Traditions relating to flax and plaiting -- The flax plant -- A simple satchel kit with shoulder strap -- The bucket kit -- Making a hat.

Anyone can learn to make a plaited kete, one of the oldest and most popular of Maori art forms, from the leaves of New Zealand flax (phormium tenax). Te Mahi Kete gives detailed, step-by-step instructions, illustrated with numerous line drawings and black-and-white photographs, for preparing the flax and plaiting two simple types of kete.

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