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Object Detail


Entire cloak made from toi (leaf from a mountain cabbage tree). Kaupapa worked in horizontal rows of whatu aho tahi (patahi). Three whenu to every 10mm. Ara unevenly spaced - averaging 20mm intervals. Ponga fibres approximately 140mm in length have been folded in half and woven like a feather into the kaupapa every fourth whenu on alternative rows (see notes).
Maker
Maori, Unknown
Primary Maker
Media/Materials
Credit Line
Gifted by H.J. Moverley
Accession No
A79.957

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