Dame Rangimarie Hetet | New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts

Dame Rangimarie Hetet | New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts

Dame Rangimarie Hetet | New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts

Dame Rangimarie Hetet | New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts

Rangimarie Hetet and Diggeress Te Kanawa. Description:  Korowai made from muka (processed flax fibre). The feathers in the top, right, left and bottom band are weka and pheasant. The body of the cloak is decorated with karure (3 ply thrums) and single weka feathers placed in a diagonal pattern. The bottom is finished with a woven mawhitiwhiti (cross-stitch) pattern interlaced with tanekaha (tan colour) dyed muka followed by a taniko border.

Rangimarie Hetet and Diggeress Te Kanawa. Description: Korowai made from muka (processed flax fibre). The feathers in the top, right, left and bottom band are weka and pheasant. The body of the cloak is decorated with karure (3 ply thrums) and single weka feathers placed in a diagonal pattern. The bottom is finished with a woven mawhitiwhiti (cross-stitch) pattern interlaced with tanekaha (tan colour) dyed muka followed by a taniko border.

Topic: Ruhia’s cloak - a life spared | Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Topic: Ruhia’s cloak - a life spared | Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Leonie Sharp: TRUTH

Leonie Sharp: TRUTH

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