Taahei / necklace (Maniapoto)

Maker
Diggeress Rangituatahi Te Kanawa
Description
Taahei (necklace) made of muka fibre (processed flax fibre). Decorated with pheasant feathers. Twisted two-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.
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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.
Measurements
76 x 500mm
Department Collection Type
Object type
Credit line
Hetet/Te Kanawa Collection
Courtesy Waikato Museum
Te Whare Taonga O Waikato
Accession number
L2004/17/25.1

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