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Name/Title Kahukiwi / Cloak - (Maniapoto)
Primary Maker Hetet, Rangimarie
Production Date 1981
Object Type Korowai
Classification Cloak/Outerwear/Clothing/03 Personal Artifacts/Nomenclature
Department Tangata Whenua
Brief Description Made from muka (processed flax fibre). Entire body of korowai is decorated with kiwi feathers. The bottom of the cloak is finished with a taniko band and a naturally coloured tassel fringe. The here (draw string) is naturally coloured muka.
Measurements 1040 x 1220mm
Media/Materials Muka (Phormium tenax fibre), kiwi feathers, taniko border
Made from muka (processed flax fibre), decorated with kiwi feathers. Mawhitiwhiti (cross-stitch) pattern (top), taniko band and tassel frings (bottom).
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 L2004/17/7
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