Karmen Thomson - I love this piece
Introducing Maori Lifestyles: February 2010
Sonny Hau Harakeke Waeve maori art kura gallery auckland wellington new zealand wall hanging
Taniko pattern, huaki cloak with three taniko borders, courtesy of National Gallery of Australia, Canberra (2007.616);
Patterns with horizontal and vertical lines (upper) "rau kumara" (sweet potato leaves) (lower) "poutama" based on a kete whakairo pattern, also called "stairway to heaven"
Fig. 89. Lattice-work patterns. a, roimata toroa; b, poutama; c, niho taniwha; d, kaokao; e, patiki.