Art. XLLIX The Manuaute, or Maori Kite

Collection Name: Drachen Foundation Collection
Artist or Author: Archdeacon Walsh
Creation Year: 1912
Summary: This is one of the early anthropological documents of the kites of the Maori, covering the history of the people and their cultural customs of games and kites. He cites the research of Elsdon Best, of the Auckland Institute in 1901.
Type: Article
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Geographic: New Zealand
Kite Type: Bowed, Figure
Materials: Bamboo, Dowel, Paper, Cotton
Significance: Cultural, Historical