Kaitaka cloak with taniko borders and sides. This is a fine cloak and would have been very prestigious. It is connected to Henry Phillpott who was killed at the attack on Hone Heke Pa in the New Zealand Wars.

Object Summary

Museum Number E1636
Simple Name cloak
Full Name cloak
Collection Country New Zealand
Common Name cloak
Production country New Zealand
Material flax
Collection class Clothing and accessories
Collection continent Oceania
Collection area/region Australia and New Zealand
Production continent Oceania
Cultural group Maori
Function name clothing