Korowai

Description
Kaupapa worked in horizontal rows of whatu. Six whenu to 10mm. Ara spaced at 15mm intervals. Kurupatu at neck edge. Hukahuka are tightly twined and knotted at ends. Kaupapa has been decorated with hukahuka. Side edges decorated with badly weathered feathers.Kaupapa is badly discoloured, may have been exposed to heat at some stage. Small, similar size to a tea towel.
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PA2008.073
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