Kōrero: Flax and flax working

Drying fibre (4 o 6)

Drying fibre

Washed flax fibre is laid to dry and bleach in paddocks near the mill. This part of the process could take several weeks.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/2-027129; F
Photograph by Will Cameron

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Flax and flax working - The flax fibre industry: 1860s–1930s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10412/drying-fibre (accessed 22 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007