Te Mahi Kete

Te Mahi Kete

Māori Flaxwork for Beginners

Book - 2008
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Anyone can learn to make a plaited kete, one of the oldest and most popular of Māori 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. It also shows variations in technique for starting and finishing, making the handles and incorporating a decorative pattern.
Publisher: Rosedale, NZ : Raupo, 2008.
ISBN: 9780143011033
Branch Call Number: 746.41 PEN
Characteristics: 100 p. :,ill. ;,19 x 24 cm.
Alternative Title: Māori flaxwork for beginners


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