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Kitu ni Wai (i Lilili ni Kitu; Water container)

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Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira
Auckland, New Zealand

Kitu. Water container made from two qa ni bilo (coconut shells) connected with a short cord of braided cane strips. Each qa ni bilo is ovoid in shape, of similar size, highly polished, have a natural peak at base end, are dark brown in colour. A circular hole cut at the top each as means to let in liquid.

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