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London Fashion Week   Spring/Summer 2014   Print Highlights   Part 2 catwalks

London Fashion Week - Spring/Summer 2014 - Print Highlights - Part 2

In 1930 Albert Gobder copied the decorative Maori patterns known as kowhaiwhai from Nga Tau e Waru meeting house in what is now the Masterson district of New Zealand.  Photograph courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library

In 1930 Albert Gobder copied the decorative Maori patterns known as kowhaiwhai from Nga Tau e Waru meeting house in what is now the Masterson district of New Zealand. Photograph courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library

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Maori Pattern Crayon Batik , Fourth Grade+ A Brief History: The Maori use of spirals is directly linked to their beliefs about the world. ...

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