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Kahoa pelesitiki

Object / Artefact › Pacific/Ethnology
  • Other titles
    Necklace (English)
  • Description
    Kahoa pelesitiki. Neck garlands made from plastic components. These two kahoa pelesitiki are long in length and strung onto nylon thread in an alternating pattern of pink grapes and purple flower beads. The two kahoa are tied together with green ribbon edges with gold thread. Kahoa are generally created to gift to others celebrate or mark special occasions, and can be made with a wide variety of natural and synthetic materials.
  • Other Number
    56758.19, 2015.22.19
  • Accession number
    2015.22.19
  • Accession date
    7 April 2015
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness
neck ornament; 2015.22.19
neck ornament; 2015.22.19

Artefact

  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2015.22.19, 56758.19
  • Subject category
  • Culture
  • Production
    unknown (maker)
    Niue
    2014
    strung
    Cut
  • Consists of
    0 - Whole › plastic
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole length : 651mm
    • 0 - Whole width : 195mm
    • 0 - Whole depth : 55mm
  • Record created
    7 April 2015

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