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Cloak

Native NameKaitaka
Object Number:P3333
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Maori
Provenience: New Zealand
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Flax
Wool (uncertain)
Pigment
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number:24499 - Dealer's Number

Description

Flax cloak (kaitaka). Narrow taaniko side borders in brown and natural and (on one side) touches of red. Wide brownn and natural taaniko border at bottom with vertical double diamond motofs. Some double diamonds outlined in red, some smaler elements (diamonds and triangles) filled in with red or light blue-green.

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