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This Kete is handmade from Harakeke (flax) and the Piupiu on the outside of the Kete are half flax half Muka (flax fiber) that has been stripped using a  Paua shell to remove the husk from the flax leaving a beautiful white twine (Muka).

Kete Puipui is made of flax (harakeke) the Puipui are half flax and half Muka Flax fiber). By using a Paua shell to strip the husk fibre off the flax leaving a beautiful white fibre known as Muka. The Kete has been dyed a soft geen colour.

This beautiful Kete Whakairo is woven in Earthy tones of blue, green brown and red Harakeke, with Muka handles.

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