Box, handkerchief; [?]; [?]; CT83.1569m
Box, handkerchiefAbout this object
Handkerchief box; an octagonal box hand-made from strips of supple-jack wired together. The interior is lined with cream fabric, gathered along the top edge.
A removable lid of stained wood is hand-painted with the word: "Handkerchiefs" and a spray of forget-me-nots.
Possibly made circa 1930 by a student of Purakauiti School.
Processed material, wood
Processed material, metal
Processed material, textile
Hand painted on lid: "Handkerchief"Measurements
h 65mm x l 195mm x w 195mm
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"Object Type