A Maori salute: rubbing noses, 1899
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200 x 146 mm. A view showing three Maori women, two of whom are engaged in 'Hongi', or nose-pressing (rather than rubbing). Hands are clasped at the same time. The women are wearing traditional costume, two in cloaks decorated with black cords ('korowai') and one in a woven cloak decorated along the edges.
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