Handkerchief [Teal]

Tasman Empire Airways Limited, Commissioned by

1940-1965
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Maker and Role
Tasman Empire Airways Limited, Commissioned by
Production Date
1940-1965
Description
A 'Teal' handkerchief in original packaging. Natural fibre on which there is embroidered two pohutukawa flowers with leaves, as well as the 'Teal' logo and two red stars. Five different coloured threads have been used in total. A bow of ribbon is pinned onto the handkerchief and has been secured to the square black cardboard backing. A plastic sheet has been wrapped around the handkerchief and backing and has been secured in place with adhesive. A printed information card is included with the packaging and states 'POHUTUKAWA, New Zealand's Christmas Tree, presents a blaze of red blossom along the coasts of North Island during December and January.'
Collection
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Textile/Cotton
Processed Material/Paper
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Synthetic
Signature/Marks and Type
TEAL Logo
POHUTUKAWA, New Zealand's / Christmas Tree, presents a blaze of / red blossom along the coasts of North / Island during December and January. Printed
Accession No
2006.187
Credit Line
Tasman Empire Airways Limited. 1940-1965. Handkerchief [Teal], 2006.187. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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