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Place: New Zealand
Category: Tools

flax, New Zealand, w. 0.2 cm, Inv. Oz 307

Humphrey No. 170: ‘Specimen of neatly plaited Cordage, made of sweet scented grass done by the Women of New Zealand who wear large Hanks of it round their Waists.’

Plaited cord of flax, yellow, wrapped around card. Markus Schindlbeck