Korowai / cloak (Maniapoto)
The body of this cloak is decorated with pheasant feathers and black hukahuka (two-ply thrums) in a diagonal pattern from right to left. A taniko border. The right and left borders of the korowai have alternating segments of pheasant feathers. The bottom border is decorated with pheasant feathers and a tasselled fringe completes the bottom.
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mawhitiwhiti (cross stitch) pattern, tassel fringe
Courtesy Waikato Museum
Te Whare Taonga O Waikato