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Kahoa. Neck ornament. This kahoa is part of a dance attire set worn by males performing the tauoluga (type of dance). The skirt is worn wrapped around the waist. This kahoa is made from brightly dyed fau (hibiscus) fibres and feathers that have been wrapped and woven in different techniques. The kahoa is woven in a circular shape with rosettes and a wrapped spiral technique, coloured feathers are woven into the kahoa in sections as well as cur...
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Made: Pre 1994; Acquired: Circa 1994
Futuna Island
Auckland Museum Collections Online
Mataele Yvette
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