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Object: Kahu huruhuru (feather cloak)

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Title Kahu huruhuru (feather cloak)
Production Unknown (weaver), New Zealand
Materials muka, feather
Classification kahu huruhuru, cloaks
Technique twining, weaving
Dimensions Overall: 940mm (Height) x 1390mm (Width/Depth)
Registration number ME001773
This handsome kahu huruhuru (feather cloak) is arranged in alternating squares of dark tüï (parson bird: Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae) and orange käkä (Nestor meridionalis ssp.) feathers forming a cheque pattern.

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