Tray; Ross, Alan (Mr); 1929; CT80.1216d

Name/Title

Tray

About this object

Tray; a tray hand-made in 1929 by Alan Ross, for his Mother's birthday. Alan made the tray at school in Purakauiti.

The tray consists of a rectangular wooden base decorated in punch marks with the words: "BIRTHDAY 1929 GREETINGS". This is edged with strips of supple-jack, wired together at the corners.

Maker

Ross, Alan (Mr)

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

1929

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, The Catlins, Purakauiti

Medium and Materials

processed material, wood

Inscription and Marks

Punched into tray: "BIRTHDAY / 1929 / GREETINGS"

Measurements

h 47mm x w 520mm x l 352mm
Large

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, handicrafts, homecrafts

Subject and Association Keywords

the family. marriage. women, children. child development

Credit Line

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

Object Type

object

Object number

CT80.1216d

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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