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ID: 700001874
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Record Type: Movable Work
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Tatua Hume (belt) (belt (costume accessory); Unknown; 1800-1840; Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Wellington, Welling...; ME013966)
Note: This tätua (man's woven belt) is made from fine muka (flax fibre) extracted from the harakeke (flax: Phormium tenax) plant. This example is decorated with dog hair. Tätua were worn around the waist and used to carry short-handled weapons such as mere and patu (short flat clubs).
Tatua Hume (belt) (preferred,C,U,RP,English-P,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
belt (costume accessory) [300210002] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name), Costume (hierarchy name), costume (mode of fashion), costume accessories, worn costume accessories)

costume / clothing (preferred)

Creation Date: 1800-1840

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: ME013966
Credit Line: Purchased 1977
Display Materials: Muka fibre, dog hair
hair (material) [300011814]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (hierarchy name), materials (substances), <materials by origin>, biological material, animal material, keratinous material, <hair and hair components as materials>)
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)
Term Not Found
....... (AAT Candidate)
hand weaving [300053643]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name), <processes and techniques by specific type>, <additive and joining processes and techniques>, assembling (additive and joining process), weaving)

Dimensions: 200 (Height) x 2870 (Length) x 420 (Width/Depth) mm; Overall: 2870 (Length) x 105 (Width) mm
General Subject:
apparel (preferred)

List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Movable Works
Sources and Contributors:
Tatua Hume (belt)........ [VP]
........ Te Papa online (2000-); accessed 23 August 2012
........ Te Papa spreadsheet (2012)
Subject: ....... [VP]
English ..... [VP]
..... Te Papa online (2000-); accessed 23 August 2012
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