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Maori String Figures
(SOLD)

by J C Andersen

The Board of Maori Ethnological Research

Printed by Ferguson & Osborn Ltd, 202 Lambton Quay, Wellington, N.Z. 1927

“...one day by chance [the author] saw a party of young girls collected round one who was making a figure with string. He watched, and seeing that the figure was not the usual European cat's-cradle, ... he enquired its name, and learned the setting up. It was Mouti. ... ”

Condition: Good, the front cover is slightly bowed toward the right.
Extensive photographs.
pp. 173.
Cloth cover
Size: 16.5cm x 24.5cm

Price: US$90.00