Tea set made of pine needles ; Phoebe Pinfold (b.1883, d.1969); 1939; 2003/53/...
Tea set made of pine needles
Tea set made with coiled bundles of brown pine needles woven together with yellow straw, worked in a basketry technique and decorated with orange berries & green leaves.
Primary MakerDate Made
Pine needles, plywood, straw
Individual pieces signed by the maker 'Mrs W.E. Pinfold, Aokautere, P.N.'
Various, life size
This tea-set was made by the donor's paternal grandmother's mother.The set was made for, and displayed at, the New Zealand Centennial Exhibition in Wellington in 1939 - 40, most likely as part of the Country Women's Institute display.
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