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Name/Title Kahuhuruhuru (Feather Cloak) - (Maniapoto)
Primary Maker Hetet, Rangimarie
Production Date 1982
Object Type Korowai
Classification Cloak/Outerwear/Clothing/03 Personal Artifacts/Nomenclature
Department Tangata Whenua
Brief Description Made of muka (processed flax fibre) with pheasant feathered borders and single pheasant feathers adorning the body of the cloak. The here (draw cord) at the top edge of the cloak is threaded through the mawhitiwhiti (cross stitch) pattern. The bottom is finished with a tasselled fringe.
Measurements 950 x 1180mm
Media/Materials Muka (processed flax fibre), pheasant feathers.
Made from muka (processed flax fibre), decorated with pheasant feathers, mawhitiwhiti (cross stitch) pattern and tasselled fringe.
Production Place Oparure/Te Kuiti/Waikato/North Island/New Zealand
Iwi Maniapoto/Tainui
Generic Origin New Zealand Maori/West Polynesian/Polynesian/Oceania
Collection Hetet/Te Kanawa Collection/Tangata Whenua
Accession Date 01 Apr 2005
Acquisition Method Long Term Loan
Credit Line Hetet/Te Kanawa Collection
Courtesy Waikato Museum
Te Whare Taonga O Waikato
Accession No L2004/17/4
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