Aorangi Pohe

Poll, Wallace
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Public Domain
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About this object
Portrait of Māori woman Aorangi Pohe of Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Whatuiāpiti, Ngāti Papatuamārā descent. She wears a woven korowai (cloak) adorned with fringe and hukahuka (tassels), and has a peacock feather in her hair. Around her neck is a large pounamu pendant.

Date unknown, probably late 1910s/early 1920s.
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph adhered along top edge to linen album page
Photograph measurement: Height x Width: 203 x 153mm
Subject person
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 20524
Credit Line
gifted by Maureen Lambert
Other number(s)
2017/8/5, 20524, 94898
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