Cloak of twined flax (Phormium tenax), body decorated with black flax tags. Upper edge finished with rolled cords of black and undyed flax fibre.
- Found/Acquired: New Zealand
- (Oceania,Polynesia,New Zealand)
- Height: 103 centimetres
- Width: 147.5 centimetres
Found unnumbered and apparently unregistered in the Ethnography Department's Oceania collections in 1995. Date and means of acquisition not known. Circumstantial evidence suggests Oc1995,Q.4 to 38 may have entered the British Museum as part of Royal Loan 1902,Loan1, but there is nothing definite to support this. Acquisition details unknown.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
- QRL 32
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Object reference number: EOC35319
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