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Tiputa (Poncho)

Pre 1926

Auckland War Memorial Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum

Tiputa. Poncho. Made of tapa (barkcloth) from the kuru (Breadfruit tree, Artocarpus altilis). Tiputa has akaverevere (fringing) and is decorated with rows of geometric patterns incised across the tiputa. Neckline is incised in patara (serrated) edges. Dark brown in colour and black in colour on reverse side.

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