This unfinished hat band was made by Doug Kite using kangaroo hide. It is made up of 14 strands, of blue, black and yellow leather. It is based on the Crocodile Ridge braid, featured in Bruce Grant's 'Encyclopedia of Rawhide and Leather Braiding'. Doug added two more strands to give it an edge.

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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