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Name/Title Kete Muka / Flax Basket
Pheasant feathers - (Maniapoto)
Primary Maker Hetet, Rangimarie
Object Type Textile
Classification Basket, Carrying/Personal Carrying & Storage Gear/Personal Gear/03 Personal Artifacts/Nomenclature
Kete/Whatu kakahu/Taonga Maori Thesaurus
Department Tangata Whenua
Brief Description Kete muka (processed flax fibre) that is decorated with two rows of pheasant feathers. The woven patterns are whakapae (cross-over stitch) and mawhitiwhiti (criss-cross stitch).
Measurements 194 x 244mm
Media/Materials Muka (processed flax fibre) and pheasant feathers
Kete muka (processed flax fibre) with woven patterns, whakapae (cross-over stitch) and mawhitiwhiti (criss-cross stitch).
Production Period 20th Century
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 L2004/17/13
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