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Woven bag, kete muka. Woven in double-pair twining, with woollen warps and flax-fibre wefts; taniko of undyed flax and black wool, with some yellow, red, green, blue and purple wool; kaupapa carries peacock, tui and other feathers, with fragments of pheasant feathers spaced across main surfaces. Strip of goat (?) skin with hair is attached around sides and bottom, around rim is strip of synthetic (?) ‘fur’. Handles are made from similar cloth, with synthetic fibre giving effect of red feathers. Lined with pink cloth.
- Curator's comments
- Starzecka, Neich & Pendergrast 2010
Comments: c.1850–1930. Exhibiting a strong relationship to kaitaka-class cloaks; in fact it may be made from kaitaka fragment (MP).
- Not on display
- Acquisition notes
- Acquisition details unknown.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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