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Taonga Māori in the British Museum / Dorota C. Starzecka, Roger Neich, Mick Pendergrast.

By: Starzecka, D. C.
Contributor(s): Neich, Roger | Pendergrast, Mick, 1932- | Neich, Roger | Pendergrast, Mick, 1932- | Pendergrast, Mick, 1932-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Te Papa Press, 2010Description: vii, 168 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 31 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781877385766 (hbk.) :; 187738576X (hbk.).Uniform titles: Māori collections of the British Museum Subject(s): British Museum | Art, Maori | Art -- England -- London | Toi Māori | Art objects, Maori | Art -- England -- London | Toi Maori | Toi MaoriDDC classification: 704.0399442
Contents:
Geogaphical map of New Zealand -- The study of Maori culture between the British Museum and New Zealand -- A history of Maori collections in the British Museum -- Notable collections -- Colour plates -- Catalogue: Arrangement of catalogue sections and of informatkion within individual entries ; Canoes ; Storehouses, houses, miscellaneous carvings ; Domestic equipment ; Treasure boxes, ornaments, tattooing equipment ; Amusements, musical instruments ; Ceremonial, memorial and mortuary objects ; Weapons ; Fishing, hunting, agriculture, tools ; Weaving implements, clothing, basketry, related fibre items, mats and smaples ; Modern ceramics ; Chatham Islands ; Maori-style objects -- Collectors, donors, vendors, institutions -- Tribal map of New Zealand -- Plates -- Meeting house diagram -- Maori carving motifs -- Plaiting techniques -- Weaving techniques -- Glossary of Maori terms.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-162) and indexes.
Includes index. -A definitive catalogue of the largest Maori collection outside New Zealand, illustrated with over 800 objects.
Summary: "A highly illustrated catalogue revealing the most extensive collection of taonga Maori outside New Zealand - those in the British Museum. The British Museum holds the largest Maori collections outside New Zealand, including some items of major artistic and cultural significance. This important book will contain a substantial introduction including a history of the study of Maori material culture in Britain and New Zealand and a history of the British Museum collection and how it was acquired. This is followed by a detailed catalogue describing over 2,300 items - including woodcarvings, model canoes and paddles, domestic equipment, cloaks, baskets and bags, jewellery, musical instruments, ceremonial objects, fishing and hunting equipment, tools, weapons, and modern ceramics - an appendix listing collectors, donors and vendors, a glossary, and about 340 photographs illustrating approximately 500 objects. Written by specialists from both Britain and New Zealand, this book is the definitive publication on this remarkable collection"--Publisher's description.
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A highly illustrated catalogue revealing the most extensive collection of taonga Maori outside New Zealand - those in the British Museum.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-162) and indexes.

Geogaphical map of New Zealand -- The study of Maori culture between the British Museum and New Zealand -- A history of Maori collections in the British Museum -- Notable collections -- Colour plates -- Catalogue: Arrangement of catalogue sections and of informatkion within individual entries ; Canoes ; Storehouses, houses, miscellaneous carvings ; Domestic equipment ; Treasure boxes, ornaments, tattooing equipment ; Amusements, musical instruments ; Ceremonial, memorial and mortuary objects ; Weapons ; Fishing, hunting, agriculture, tools ; Weaving implements, clothing, basketry, related fibre items, mats and smaples ; Modern ceramics ; Chatham Islands ; Maori-style objects -- Collectors, donors, vendors, institutions -- Tribal map of New Zealand -- Plates -- Meeting house diagram -- Maori carving motifs -- Plaiting techniques -- Weaving techniques -- Glossary of Maori terms.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-162) and indexes.

Includes index. -A definitive catalogue of the largest Maori collection outside New Zealand, illustrated with over 800 objects.

"A highly illustrated catalogue revealing the most extensive collection of taonga Maori outside New Zealand - those in the British Museum. The British Museum holds the largest Maori collections outside New Zealand, including some items of major artistic and cultural significance. This important book will contain a substantial introduction including a history of the study of Maori material culture in Britain and New Zealand and a history of the British Museum collection and how it was acquired. This is followed by a detailed catalogue describing over 2,300 items - including woodcarvings, model canoes and paddles, domestic equipment, cloaks, baskets and bags, jewellery, musical instruments, ceremonial objects, fishing and hunting equipment, tools, weapons, and modern ceramics - an appendix listing collectors, donors and vendors, a glossary, and about 340 photographs illustrating approximately 500 objects. Written by specialists from both Britain and New Zealand, this book is the definitive publication on this remarkable collection"--Publisher's description.

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