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Cloak

Cloak

Place: New Zealand
Category: Clothing

flax, dog fur, New Zealand, l. 185 cm, w. 160 cm, Hanover 1854, No. 33

Cloak of brown-beige colour, made of hand-woven flax. Remnants of dog fur strips 1-1.5 cm in width are found at all four corners. The strips are fastened to the cloak with wound bands. The broad sides of the cloak feature fringes c. 1 cm long. The warp are at intervals of c. 0.5 cm. Markus Schindlbeck