Kahu kiwi

Kahu kiwi cloak of finer woven phormum tenax fibres with a dense covering of kiwi feathers throughout. Around the edge is a simple taniko border woven in chevron [pattern in dyed chocolate brown fibre. between the taniko border and the central field of kiwi feathers is a fringe of metallic turquoise tui feathers intermixed with green feathers of the ?kakapo bird and salmon pink feathers of another unidentified species.

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