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Object Detail


A feather cloak of white and dark feathers forming box shapes .This cloak has a muka kaupapa woven in horizontal rows of whatu-aho-rua. Aho spaced at 10mm intervals. Five whenu to every 10mm. Feathers woven in every fourth whenu. Feathers arranged in white rectangles or checker boxes edged in blue/black. Areas of Kaka and long tailed Cuckoo at lower side edges. The whole cloak edged in Kiwi feathers.
Maker
Unknown Manufacturer
Primary Maker
Credit Line
Kahu Huruhuru believed to be 100 years old at time of gift.
Accession No
A79.997

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