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Used in book – ‘Horowhenua County and its People’, page 153, with caption: “Maori workers prepared flax fibre for weaving by rolling it on the thigh. PNPL.”

Maori woman preparing flax fibre for weaving by rolling the flax down her leg. While she works she smokes a pipe, and a child sits to her left.

1 B&W photo print copy, mounted (with 2000.018.0063b)

Used in book – ‘Horowhenua County and its People’, page 153

Any use of this image must be accompanied by the credit “Horowhenua Historical Society Inc.”

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Maori woman preparing flax fibre for weaving

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