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ID: 700001870
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Record Type: Movable Work
Images: 1
Kahu kiwi (kiwi feather cloak) (cloak; Unknown; 1800-1900; Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Wellington, Welling...; registration number: ME001378)
Note: This large Brown kiwi (Apteryx sp.) feather cloak is made from brown and white (albino) kiwi feathers woven in bold alternating stripes down the whole length. The inside consists of yellow and black vertical lines of dyed muka (flax fibre: Phormium tenax) woven into the kaupapa (main body) of the cloak.
Kahu kiwi (kiwi feather 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)

costume / clothing (preferred)

Creation Date: 1800-1900

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: ME001378
Credit Line: Purchased date unknown
Display Materials: muka, feather, harakeke
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)
feather (material) [300011809]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (hierarchy name), materials (substances), <materials by origin>, biological material, animal material, keratinous material)
Term Not Found
....... (AAT Candidate)
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: 1700 (Length) x 1500 (Width) x 60 (Depth) mm
General Subject:
apparel (preferred)

List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Movable Works
Sources and Contributors:
Kahu kiwi (kiwi feather 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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