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ID: 300379297
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300379297

 

Record Type: concept
muka (fiber) (plant fiber, natural fiber, ... Materials (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Fiber product used by Maori in weaving. It is prepared by scrapping, pounding and washing New Zealand flax, which are plants of the Phormium genus, not true flax. Muka is a key material in Maori traditional textiles where it is usually used in tāniko or twined weaving.
 
Terms:
muka (fiber) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,N)
muka (fiber) (Maori-P,D,U,U)
muka (Dutch-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  M.MT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Materials Facet
Materials Facet
Hierarchy of Materials (hierarchy name)
.... Materials (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of materials (substances)
........ materials (substances) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by form>
............ <materials by form> (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by physical form>
................ <materials by physical form> (G)
Hierarchy of <fiber and fiber by product>
.................... <fiber and fiber by product> (G)
Hierarchy of fiber
........................ fiber (G)
Hierarchy of natural fiber
............................ natural fiber (G)
Hierarchy of plant fiber
................................ plant fiber (G)
Hierarchy of muka (fiber)
.................................... muka (fiber) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Vezelproduct dat door Maori's wordt gebruikt bij het weven. Het wordt gemaakt door Nieuw-Zeelands vlas te schrapen, bekloppen en wassen. Het betreft planten van het genus Phormium, niet echt vlas. Muka is een belangrijk materiaal in traditioneel Maori-textiel. Het wordt vaak gebruikt bij tāniko of 'getwijnd' weven. 

Related concepts:
derived/made from ....  Phormium (genus)
................................  (Asphodelaceae (family), Asparagales (order), ... Living Organisms (hierarchy name)) [300389729]

Sources and Contributors:
muka (fiber)............  [MNM-TePapa Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.......................  Hopa, Art of Piupiu Making: Maori Costume (1971)
.......................  Te Papa online (2000-) accessed 15 August 2012
.......................  Te Papa spreadsheet (2012)
.......................  UvA Talen
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
............  Te Papa online (2000-) accessed 15 August 2012
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Te Papa online (2000-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... UvA Talen

 

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