Box, handkerchief; [?]; [?]; CT83.1569m

Name/Title

Box, handkerchief

About 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.

Maker

[?]

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

[?]

Place Made

[?]

Medium and Materials

Processed material, wood
Processed material, metal
Processed material, textile

Inscription and Marks

Hand painted on lid: "Handkerchief"

Measurements

h 65mm x l 195mm x w 195mm
Small

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, handicrafts, homecrafts

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

Container

Object number

CT83.1569m

Copyright Licence  

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