- Museum number
Feather cloak, kahu huruhuru. Woven in double-pair twining; warp is of cotton candlewick, except for 7.5 cm at each side which is of flax fibre; weft is of white commercial yarn. Upper edge is finished with braid and warp ends form fringe. A three-strand braid of candlewick, threaded through groups of three or more warps in space of c.1 cm at the top, terminates at each side as ties. Feathers of pheasant, fowl, pukeko, duck and hawk are attached to every second row of wefts, forming horizontal bands.
- Production date
Height: 96 centimetres
Width: 140 centimetres (top)
Depth: 3 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- See Eth.Doc.1051 (see field no.19).
Slides in Departmental Photo Archives.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1998 27 June-7-1 Nov, London, BM, Maori
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number