Coal Basket; 1300

Name/Title

Coal Basket

About this object

Believed to be the only one of its kind left in New Zealand and is over one hundred years old, this coal basket is made of locally grown supplejack vines. It is thought to have been made by Mr J McLaren, Port Nelson. The baskets were used to transfer bulk coal from the ship to wharf.

Medium and Materials

Supplejack

Credit Line

Donated by Lynnette Wilson, Motueka 2004

Object Type

Basket

Object number

1300

Copyright Licence  

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