- Museum number
Man's belt (tatua) plaited from undyed and black-dyed strips of flax leaf.
- Production date
- late 18thC
Height: 11 centimetres
Width: 197 centimetres
Depth: 2 centimetres
- Curator's comments
See A.L. Kaeppler, 'Artificial Curiosities...', p.175 where evidence for attribution to Cook voyage collection is described as circumstantial
Register: ‘Matted belts No. 69. New Zealand.’
Comments: Late eighteenth century (MP).
References: Kaeppler 1978: 175.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Collected during one of Cook's voyages, possibly first voyage
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc17??D19.128 (old CDMS no.)