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ID: 700001833Record Type: Movable Work
Images: 1
Mahiole (headgear; Unknown, 18th century; 1700s; Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Wellington, Welling...; FE000328/2)
Note: This helmet is believed to be the helmet that was placed on Captain James Cook's head by the Hawaiian high chief, Kalani'opu'u on 26 January 1779. At the same time he was also presented with a feathered cloak. Less than three weeks later, Cook was killed at Kealakekua Bay, Hawai'i.
Titles:
Mahiole (preferred,C,U,RP,English-P,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
headgear [300209285] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name), Costume (Hierarchy Name), costume (mode of fashion), costume accessories, costume accessories worn, accessories worn on the head)
costume (mode of fashion) [300178802]
..... (Objects Facet, Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name), Costume (Hierarchy Name))
helmet [300036794]
..... (Objects Facet, Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name), Costume (Hierarchy Name), costume (mode of fashion), <costume by function>, protective wear)
ceremonial object [300234117]
..... (Objects Facet, Object Genres (Hierarchy Name), object genres (object classifications), <object genres by function>)

Classifications:
costume / clothing (preferred)
Oceanic art
ceremonial

Creation Date: 1700s

Creator Display:
Unknown, 18th century [preferred,VP]
person 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: FE000328/2
Credit Line: Gift of Lord St Oswald, 1912
Display Materials: feather, cane (split aerial roots of 'ie'ie) and fiber (olona)
cane (plant material) [300011864]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by origin>, biological material, plant material)
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))
plant fiber [300014031]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by form>, <materials by physical form>, <fiber and fiber products>, fiber, natural fiber)
feather (material) [300011809]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by origin>, biological material, animal material, keratinous material)

Dimensions: unknown
Cultures:
Hawaiian (preferred)

General Subject:
ceremonial object (preferred )

Specific Subjects:
helmet [300036794]
.....(Objects Facet, Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name), Costume (Hierarchy Name), costume (mode of fashion), <costume by function>, protective wear) (AAT)

List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
Mahiole........ [VP]
........ Te Papa spreadsheet (2012)
........ Te Papa online (2000-) http://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/ObjectDetails.aspx?oid=230445
Subject: ....... [VP]
Note:
English ..... [VP]
..... Te Papa online (2000-) http://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/ObjectDetails.aspx?oid=230445
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