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ID: 700001879Record Type: Movable Work
Images: 1
Kete whakairo (finely woven bag) (bag (generic container); Unknown; 1800-1850; Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Wellington, Welling...; ME013967)
Note: This kete whakairo is one of the finest examples of its type in the collections. If its given provenance is correct it may also be the oldest documented kete in Te Papa's collection. It is woven from very fine strips of plain undyed, and black and brown dyed, strips of harakeke. It also has one small irregular rectangular block pattern on one side.
Titles:
Kete whakairo (finely woven bag) (preferred,C,U,RP,English-P,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
bag (generic container) [300194509] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name), Containers (Hierarchy Name), containers (receptacles), <containers by form>)
Term Not Found (AAT Candidate)
.....

Classifications:
utilitarian items (preferred)

Creation Date: 1800-1850

Creator Display:
Unknown [preferred,VP]
weaver unknown (unknown cultural designation) [500125274]
Locations:
Current: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Wellington, Wellington region, North Island, New Zealand) [500311561] Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: ME013967
Credit Line: Purchased 1977
Creation: New Zealand [1000226] Oceania (continent), World (facet) (Geographic)
Display Materials: Harakeke (New Zealand flax)
Term Not Found
....... (AAT Candidate)
hand weaving [300053643]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name), <processes and techniques (processes and techniques)>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, <additive and joining processes and techniques>, assembling (additive and joining process), weaving)
weaving [300053642]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name), <processes and techniques (processes and techniques)>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, <additive and joining processes and techniques>, assembling (additive and joining process))

Dimensions: Overall: 80 (Height) x 600 (Length) x 70 (Width/Depth) mm
General Subject:
object (utilitarian) (preferred )

List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
Kete whakairo (finely woven bag)........ [VP]
........ Te Papa spreadsheet (2012)
........ Te Papa online (2000-) http://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/ObjectDetails.aspx?oid=54045; accessed 23 August 2012
Subject: ....... [VP]
Note:
English ..... [VP]
..... Te Papa online (2000-) http://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/ObjectDetails.aspx?oid=54045; accessed 23 August 2012
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