An unidentified Māori woman

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Public Domain
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About this object
The photograph is of an unidentified Māori woman wearing a kahu kiwi (a cloak made of kiwi feathers). She has a moko (tattoo) on her chin and around her lips.

Photographer, unknown.
Date, unknown. Possibly between 1870s - 1890s.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black & white photograph glued to card. There is another photograph glued to the back of the card - No 1956
Card: Height x Width: 185 x 240mm
Photograph: Height x Width: 185 x 185mm
4229 Box 20 A, Inscription
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 4229
Other number(s)
4229, 92664


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