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Vintage Kaiapoi TRAVEL RUG Collectible Wool Blanket with Maori Chief Label BLUES
Vintage Kaiapoi TRAVEL RUG Collectible Wool Blanket with Maori Chief Label BLUES
Vintage Kaiapoi TRAVEL RUG Collectible Wool Blanket with Maori Chief Label BLUES
Vintage Kaiapoi TRAVEL RUG Collectible Wool Blanket with Maori Chief Label BLUES
Vintage Kaiapoi TRAVEL RUG Collectible Wool Blanket with Maori Chief Label BLUES
Vintage Kaiapoi TRAVEL RUG Collectible Wool Blanket with Maori Chief Label BLUES
Vintage Kaiapoi TRAVEL RUG Collectible Wool Blanket with Maori Chief Label BLUES
Vintage Kaiapoi TRAVEL RUG Collectible Wool Blanket with Maori Chief Label BLUES
Vintage Kaiapoi TRAVEL RUG Collectible Wool Blanket with Maori Chief Label BLUES
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Vintage Kaiapoi TRAVEL RUG Collectible Wool Blanket with Maori Chief Label BLUES

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Key Feature: Light weight New Zealand Wool Historical blanket in beautiful blues.  

This is a gorgeous light weight Kaiapoi Woollen Mills Maori Chief label Travel Rug.
It is quite unique as I believe it to be a re-issue of the earlier 1900's car rugs only in a light wool throw style.  

Completely 100% wool it is a smooth to touch fine wool. Classic tartan design of dark navy, medium blue, light grey and a light accent of lemon.  The wonderful colours make this blanket quite stunning and a very unique colour way for this blanket.   
Wool is light in weight and lovely smooth even thickness.


This blanket is larger travel rug/throw size at 144cm x 186cm.  
Tassels top and bottom edges.  

The star of this rug is the wonderful Maori Chief Kaiapoi label.  
There is fabulous detail in this label showing the Maori Chief with a full Tā moko, pounamu Hei tiki, kahu huruhuru around his shoulders, two Huia feathers in his hair a red feather/bone earring all showing rangatira.  
It measures 75mm x 65mm.  Label is woven and just starting to show some light surface wear. 

This blanket has had a number of small repairs (see photos).  The largest repair is around 70mm in length.  A smaller one around 50mm. Then a handful of tiny less than 4mm repairs.  They are darning repairs in co-ordinating colours.  They do show due to the smoothness of the wool.


A beautiful Kaiapoi Woollen Mills collectors blanket.  Ideal for display or to use and enjoy.  

 

 


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