Souvenir South Island lakes tea towel; circa 1983; 00698


New Zealand Museum of the Everyday


Souvenir South Island lakes tea towel

About this object

Souvenir "NEW ZEALAND SOUTH ISLAND LAKES" tea towel. Two landscape scenes (Lake Hayes and Lake Wakatiou) banner the top and bottom. Lake Wanaka, Te Anau, Manapouri, Tekapo, Quill and Matheson cover the remaining space with an outline map of New Zealand in the middle under the top scene.

Date Made

circa 1983

Medium and Materials


Inscription and Marks

"NEW ZEALAND SOUTH ISLAND LAKES" - text along the upper area
"NATURAL FLAX LINEN. COPYRIGHT © 1983 BY DEREK. DES SOUTH ISLAND LAKES" - small print along the lower edge


Overall: 680mm (H) x 410mm (W)

Credit Line

Collection of the New Zealand Museum of the Everyday

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