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Name/Title Taahei (Necklace) - (Maniapoto)
Primary Maker Te Kanawa, Diggeress Rangituatahi
Object Type Textile
Classification Necklace/Jewelry/Body Adornments/Adornment/03 Personal Artifacts/Nomenclature
Department Tangata Whenua
Brief Description Taahei (necklace) made of muka fibre (processed flax fibre). Decorated with pheasant feathers. Twisted 2 ply muka string on each end of taahei, used to tie ends together while wearing around neck. This taahei is part of a necklace and earring jewellery set.
Measurements 76 x 500mm
Media/Materials Muka: Phormium tenax fibre.
Taahei (necklace) made of muka fibre (processed flax fibre). Decorated with pheasant feathers. Part of necklace and earing set.
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 Apr 2005
Acquisition Method Long Term Loan
Credit Line Hetet/Te Kanawa Collection
Courtesy Waikato Museum
Te Whare Taonga O Waikato
Accession No L2004/17/25.1
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