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Te Mahi Kete: Maori flaxcraft for beginners

Te Mahi Kete: Maori flaxcraft for beginners

Author: Mick Pendergrast
$35.00(NZD)  inc GST

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.

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General Fields

  • : 9780143011033
  • : Penguin Group New Zealand, Limited
  • : Penguin Books
  • : November 2008
  • : 190mm X 250mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 100
  • : illustrations
  • : Mick Pendergrast