Kahu huruhuru / feather cloak

Maker
Rangimarie Hetet
Production date
1975
Description
Made from muka (processed flax fibre) and decorated (over entire fabric of main korowai panel) with pheasant feathers. The bottom of the cloak is finished with a natural coloured tassel fringe. The here (draw string) is yellow and brown and has been dyed with traditional dyes.
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Production date
1975
Media/Materials
Muka (processed flax fibre) decorated with pheasant feathers and tasselled fringe
Measurements
860 x 1110mm
Department collection type
Credit line
Hetet/Te Kanawa Collection,
Te Kawaunui Trust,
Courtesy of Waikato Museum
Te Whare Taonga O Waikato
Accession number
L2004/17/6

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