Mask

Maker
Faruara
Description
Arokwo-iata-naimatawa (covering of the Aimatawa). Mask worn by the Aimatawa in the pantomime dance. Material – coconut (aunu) bark sewn with fagaro (bark of a tree). Two cowrie shells above eyes and to side.
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Media/Materials
natural fibre and shells.
Measurements
500 x 310 x 50mm - HxWxD
Department Collection Type
Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1973/49/92

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