Karaka Berries (D20)

Maker
Higgs, Avis
Production date
Circa 1949
Current rights
All Rights Reserved
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About this object
Acrylic on paper featuring orange karaka berries and teal leaves on a dark navy blue background.

Karaka Berries (D20) is an example of a design by Avis Higgs which incorporates highly iconographic New Zealand plants. The value of such designs lies in the simple stylistic representation of the plant rather than its botanical status.
Production date
Circa 1949
Production place
Production period
Production technique
Measurements
Height x Width x Depth/Length: 755 x 544 x 38mm
Length x Width: 278 x 277mm
Classification terms
Caption
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 2004/23/15
Credit line
gifted by Marguerite Beere. Reproduced by kind permission of the Estate of Avis Higgs
Other number(s)
2004/23/15, 15, D20, 26356
Accession number
2004/23/15

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