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ID: 700001734Record Type: Movable Work
Images: 1
Karetao / Keretao (articulated marionette figure) (marionette (stringed puppet); Unknown; 1800-1900; Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Wellington, Welling...; OL000175)
Note: Karetao are ceremonial marionettes in the form of men. The body, legs, and head are usually carved from a single piece of wood. This karetao has articulated arms attached by cord, and well-cut moko (tattoo) on the face and thighs.
Titles:
Karetao / Keretao (articulated marionette figure) (preferred,C,U,RP,English-P,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
marionette (stringed puppet) [300211126] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name), Recreational Artifacts (Hierarchy Name), recreational artifacts (equipment), puppets (recreational artifacts))
puppet (recreational artifact) [300138750]
..... (Objects Facet, Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name), Recreational Artifacts (Hierarchy Name), recreational artifacts (equipment))

Classifications:
sculpture (preferred)

Creation Date: 1800-1900

Creator Display:
Unknown [preferred,VP]
carver unknown (unknown cultural designation) [500125274]
Locations:
Current: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Wellington, Wellington region, North Island, Oceania) [500311561] Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: OL000175
Credit Line: Oldman Collection. Gift of the New Zealand Government, 1992
Creation: New Zealand [1000226] Oceania (continent), World (facet) (Geographic)
Display Materials: wood
wood (plant material) [300011914]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by origin>, biological material, plant material, <wood and wood products>)
woodcarving [300054089]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name), <processes and techniques (processes and techniques)>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, <processes and techniques by material>, <woodworking and woodworking processes and techniques>, woodworking)

Dimensions: Overall: 530 (height) x 100 (width) x 73 (depth) mm
General Subject:
ceremonial object (preferred )

Specific Subjects:
man (male human) [300025928]
.....(Agents Facet, People, people (agents), <people by gender>) (AAT)

List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
Karetao / Keretao (articulated marionette figure)........ [VP]
........ Te Papa spreadsheet (2012)
........ Te Papa online (2000-) http://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/ObjectDetails.aspx?oid=212846; accessed 15 August 2012
Subject: ....... [VP]
Note:
English ..... [VP]
..... Te Papa online (2000-) accessed 15 August 2012
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