2020 New Zealand Seaweed Placemats designed by Tanya Wolfkamp and published by Live Wires NZ Ltd.
This set of four placemats with matching coasters celebrates our beautiful brown seaweeds. Below top left clockwise – Neptune’s Necklace / Hormosira Banksii, Sargassum / Sargassum Raoulii, Zig-zag weed / Cystophora Torulosa and Giant Kelp / giant bladder kelp / Macrocystis Pyrifera.
Illustrations, courtesy of Auckland City Library, are from the 1858-1863 five volume ‘Phycologia Australica’ by William H. Harvey.
If you like these check out the other NZ Coast series of placemats and coasters featuring our favourite sea creatures like crayfish, paua, kina and gurnard.
To see more screen-printed cotton napkins that match our placemats click here.
These are no longer in print, sorry!