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Name/Title Kahuhuruhuru (Feather Cloak) - (Maniapoto)
Primary Maker Hetet, Rangimarie
Production Date 1975
Object Type Korowai
Classification Cloak/Outerwear/Clothing/03 Personal Artifacts/Nomenclature
Department Tangata Whenua
Brief Description Made from muka (processed flax fibre) and decorated (over entire fabric of main korowai panel) with pheasant feathers. The bottom of the cloak is finished with a natural coloured tassel fringe. The here (draw string) is yellow and brown and has been dyed with traditional dyes.
Measurements 860 x 1110mm
Media/Materials Muka (processed flax fibre), pheasant feathers and tasselled fringe.
Made from muka (processed flax fibre) and decorated with pheasant feathers, mawhitiwhiti (cross stitch) 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 L2004/17/6
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