Celebrate weaving, one of Tokelau’s traditional art forms, with this stamp issue.
Weaving is a traditional art form that remains popular in Tokelau today. The most common materials used in these crafts are lau kie (pandanus leaf) and lau hulu (brown pandanus). The crafts depicted on these four gummed stamps included a taulima (bracelet), pupu (water holder), tapili (fan) and ato (basket).
Product Listing for Tokelau Weaving
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|Date of issue:||23 April 2014|
|Number of stamps:||Set of four gummed stamps|
|Denominations:||45c, $1.40, $2.00 and $3.00|
|Stamps and first day covers designed by:||New Zealand Post Limited, Wellington, New Zealand|
|Printer:||Collectables and Solutions Centre, New Zealand Post, Whanganui, New Zealand.|
|Number of colours:||Four process colours|
|Stamp size and format:||30mm x 40mm (horizontal)|
|Paper type:||Tullis Russell 104gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper|
|Number of stamps per sheet:||16|
|Period of sale:||These stamps remained on sale until close of business 22 April 2015.|