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Kahu kiwi

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Kahu kiwi. Cloak, kiwi feathers. Woven from undyed muka in spaced aho rua with full coverage of brown kiwi feathers, with black and white yarn pāheke side borders, multi-coloured yarn pāheke neck border and short looped hem fringe in red and black yarn, with 9 x rows of running stitches above this in red and black yarn, and one row of ngore in red and black yarn visible on the back only along the hem, three sets of aho poka and two tie cords at the neck edge.

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