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Name/Title Earrings (pair)- (Maniapoto)
Primary Maker Te Kanawa, Diggeress Rangituatahi
Production Date 2001
Object Type Textile
Classification Earring/Ornament, Ear/Jewelry/Body Adornments/Adornment/03 Personal Artifacts/Nomenclature
Department Tangata Whenua
Brief Description Pair of earrings made from muka fibre (processed flax fibre). Decorated with feathers from guinea fowl (coloured black with white dots). Belongs to jewellery set which includes necklace, earrings and kete.
Measurements 68 x 35mm: length x width each.
Media/Materials Muka fibre decorated with guinea fowl feathers
Production Place Oparure/Te Kuiti/Waikato/North Island/New Zealand
Collection Friends of Waikato Museum/Tangata Whenua
Accession Date 2001
Acquisition Method Gift
Credit Line Gifted by the Friends of Waikato Museum,
Waikato Museum Collection Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession No 2001/37/1.2
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