This sample of leather braiding was made by Doug Kite using kangaroo hide and a herringbone design using an 'over 3, under 3' method. It was worked over a cane rod and was used by Doug to test and refine his ideas. It is an example of a knot used for whip handles.

Part of the Doug Kite Leather Braiding Collection which consists of handmade leather braided products, hand tools and works in progress made by Doug Kite from 1984 to 2016. The Collection also includes oral histories, video and photographs. The Collection was featured on the ABC Landline program on 7 August 2016.

Physical Description

Leather braided item, kangaroo skin.

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