Cloak (korowai) of twined flax (Phormium tenax), body decorated with black flax tags. Upper edge fringed with black flax.
- Found/Acquired: New Zealand
- (Oceania,Polynesia,New Zealand)
- Height: 109 centimetres
- Width: 141 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 27
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Object reference number: EOC35314
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