Ngapei Ngātata

Production date
Circa 1888
Description
Portrait of a Maori woman with moko. The woman (Ngapei Ngātata) has a huia feather in her hair, shark tooth earrings in her ears, and a hei tiki with red wax eyes around her neck. She is dressed in a kahu huruhuru (feather cloak) and is holding a mere pounamu in her right hand. Pictured looking to the right (her left).

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Artist/Maker
Production role
Artist
Production date
Circa 1888
Production place
Classification
Accession number
A66.149
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