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Description

Pukaea or trumpet of wood, bound with varnished flax and decorated with carving and paua shell: Polynesia, New Zealand, Rotorua, Maori, Ngati Tuwheretoa and Ngapuhi tribes, by Henry Pona, c. 1993

Museum reference

A.1994.286

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Trumpet

Production information

Pona, Henry, 1987 - 1993 (fl.)
Rotorua, Bay of Plenty Region, North Island, New Zealand, Polynesia

Date

c. 1993

Style / Culture

Polynesian
Maori

Materials

Wood, Flax, Shell

Physical description

Wood with flax and paua shell

References

Florence Lewis May, Silk Textiles of Spain, eighth to fifteenth century, New York, 1957

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