From: New Zealand

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number P3081A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Maori
Provenience New Zealand
Section Oceanian
Materials Fiber | Feather

Feather cloak (kahu huruhuru). Made by traditional twining technnique, but apparently not of flax. Fringe for 9-9.5 cm. at corners of top end, rest turned under. Black wool yarn along sides. Short feathers: orange, red, iridescent green/blue, white. The green/blue feathers form four broad zig-zag stripes. The orange feathers are from kaka (parrot) underwing, the red feathers from kaka belly, the blackish-blue feathers are tui body feathers.

Length 90.5 cm
Width 105.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number 797 - Other Number | CG031189-8059 - Found in Collection Number

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