Tui & Trailing Leaves Notecard
This beautiful notecard is one of a range of limited edition products released in 2022 as part of the 200th anniversary of Kemp House.
Two handmade textile items held in the Kemp House Collection are the source of these beautiful designs, one a a quilt - Huia & Rata - and the other a work bag - Tui & Trailing Leaves. Both designs were printed onto cotton in England c1900 specifically for the New Zealand market where they were sold as 'Novelty Dress Goods'.
This lovely notecard and envelope are exclusive to Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga.
Kemp House was completed in 1822. It was built for C.M.S missionary Rev. John Butler and family at the Kerikeri Mission Station EST. 1819, under the protection of Ngapuhi rangatira Hongi Hika.
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