Kahu huruhuru / feather cloak (Maniapoto)
Made of muka (processed flax fibre) with pheasant feathered borders and single pheasant feathers adorning the body of the cloak. The here (draw cord) at the top edge of the cloak is threaded through the mawhitiwhiti (cross-stitch) pattern. The bottom is finished with a tasselled fringe.
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mawhitiwhiti (cross stitch) pattern and tasselled fringe
Courtesy Waikato Museum
Te Whare Taonga O Waikato