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ID: 700001791Record Type: Movable Work
Images: 1
Korowai (cloak) (cloaks; Unknown weaver; unknown; Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Wellington, Welling...; ME022703)
Note: Like all classic korowai, this cloak has a kaupapa (foundation) covered with fine, undulating rows of rolled black hukahuka cords. The korowai class of cloaks is distinctive for its surface decoration. This korowai also has randomly attached muka (NZ flax fibre) tassels, a twentieth-century fashion, mingled with the graceful traditional hukahuka.
Titles:
Korowai (cloak) (preferred,C,U,RP,English-P,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
cloaks [300046142] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name), Costume (Hierarchy Name), costume (mode of fashion), <costume by form>, outerwear)

Classifications:
ceremonial (preferred)
Oceanic art

Creation Date: unknown

Creator Display:
Unknown weaver [preferred,VP]
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: ME022703
Credit Line: Purchased 2001
Display Materials: Muka (flax) or tï töï (mountain cabbage tree) fibre, gold and black traditional dyes
weaving [300053642]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name), <processes and techniques (processes and techniques)>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, <additive and joining processes and techniques>, assembling (additive and joining process))
braiding [300053638]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name), <processes and techniques (processes and techniques)>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, <processes and techniques by material>, textile processes and techniques, <textile construction processes and techniques>)
Term Not Found
....... (AAT Candidate)
dye [300013029]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by function>, colorant (material))

Dimensions: Approximate 1020 (Height) x 1510 (Width) x 50 (Depth) mm; Approximate 1500 (Width) x 1200 (Length) mm
General Subject:
apparel (preferred )

Specific Subjects:
cloak [300046142]
.....(Objects Facet, Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name), Costume (Hierarchy Name), costume (mode of fashion), <costume by form>, outerwear) (AAT)

List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
Korowai (cloak)........ [VP]
........ Te Papa spreadsheet (2012)
........ Te Papa online (2000-) http://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/ObjectDetails.aspx?oid=524885
Subject: ....... [VP]
Note:
English ..... [VP]
..... Te Papa online (2000-) http://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/ObjectDetails.aspx?oid=524885
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