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ID: 700001869
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Record Type: Movable Work
Images: 1
Kaitaka (cloak) (cloak; Unknown; undetermined; Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Wellington, Welling...; registration number: ME007852)
Note: Possibly the earliest examples of Maori garments in Te Papa are two finely woven, unfinished kaitaka (fine cloaks), believed to be collected from the third voyage of Captain James Cook to New Zealand in 1777.
Kaitaka (cloak) (preferred,C,U,RP,undetermined,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
cloak [300046142] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name), Costume (hierarchy name), costume (mode of fashion), clothing, outerwear)
Term Not Found (AAT Candidate)

costume / clothing (preferred)

Creation Date: undetermined

Creator Display:
Unknown [preferred,VP]
weaver unknown (unknown cultural designation) [500125274]
Current: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand) [500311561] Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: registration number: ME007852
Credit Line: Gift of The Imperial Institute, 1955
Display Materials: muka
muka (fiber) [300379297]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (hierarchy name), materials (substances), <materials by form>, <materials by physical form>, <fiber and fiber by product>, fiber, natural fiber, plant fiber)
twining [300228538]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name), <processes and techniques by specific type>, <processes and techniques by material>, textile processes and techniques, <textile construction processes and techniques>)

Dimensions: Overall: 1170 (Height) x 1120 (Width) mm
General Subject:
apparel (preferred)

List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Movable Works
Sources and Contributors:
Kaitaka (cloak)........ [VP]
........ Te Papa online (2000-); ACCESSED 23 August 2012
Subject: ....... [VP]
....................... Te Papa online (2000-) accessed 27 August 2012
English ..... [VP]
..... Te Papa online (2000-) accessed 23 August 2012
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