Digitised Image

Woman wearing a cloak made from fine flax fibre, 1921

Reference Number: PA1-q-257-10-2

Raina Te Ture of Koroniti wearing a cloak made of either fine flax fibre, and having a broad band of taniko on the bottom (cloaks with a single broard taniko border at the bottom are called kaitaka patea). She wears a taniko headband (tipare) and a taniko sash (tapeka). Around her kneck she wears a bone He Tiki, and under the cloak she wears a Piupiu. Photographed by James Ingram McDonald in 1921.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Raina Te Ture, Koriniti, Piupiu, Hei Tiki, Whatu kakahu, Taniko, Women, Maori, Tipare, Kaitaka patea, Tapeka, Textile fabrics, Maori and Maori - Clothing.

Part of:
Photograph album of Whanganui River expedition, Reference Number PA1-q-257 (66 digitised items)
McDonald, James Ingram, 1865-1935 :Photographs, Reference Number PA-Group-00083 (84 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print. Single photograph

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