Some 11,000 kākāpō feathers adorn this remarkable cloak, probably made in the early 1800s. Kākāpō-feather cloaks are rare, and would have been worn by a person of high status. This example is held in Perth Museum, Scotland. It is thought to be the only cloak fully covered in kākāpō feathers held by a museum.
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