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Name/Title Taahei (Necklace) (Maniapoto)
Primary Maker Te Kanawa, Diggeress Rangituatahi
Production Date 2001
Object Type Textile
Classification Set, Jewelry/Jewelry/Body Adornments/Adornment/03 Personal Artifacts/Nomenclature
Department Tangata Whenua
Brief Description Necklace made of muka fibre (processed flax fibre)
Decorated with guinea fowl feathers coloured (black and white)
The complete jewellery set includes a matching pair of earrings and kete.
Measurements 390 x 70mm length x width
Media/Materials Muka fibre necklace, decorated with guinea fowl feathers
Production Place Oparure/Te Kuiti/Waikato/North Island/New Zealand
Generic Origin New Zealand Maori/West Polynesian/Polynesian/Oceania
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 2001/37/1.1
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