Bag made of woven flax, green, orange and white feathers (chicken and parrot?). Two plaited handles.

Bag made of woven flax, green, orange and white feathers (chicken and parrot?). Two plaited handles.

The Korowai is the fine woven traditional cloak inherited from the Maori people, displaying rich and beautiful laid out designs based on natural resources taken from the land, such as "miro" and feathers from bird life that native to New Zealand. Korowai : Maori Cloak introduces the authentic look of this traditional master piece to your Android device as a live wallpaper, capturing the blend of colors and textures for which the Korowai are known.

The Korowai is the fine woven traditional cloak inherited from the Maori people, displaying rich and beautiful laid out designs based on natural resources taken from the land, such as "miro" and feathers from bird life that native to New Zealand. Korowai : Maori Cloak introduces the authentic look of this traditional master piece to your Android device as a live wallpaper, capturing the blend of colors and textures for which the Korowai are known.

Detail of Kaitaka paepaeroa (fine flax cloak with vertical weft rows and taniko borders) 1800-1840; Te Ati Awa iwi (tribe); muka (flax fibre), natural dye; On loan from David Pitt (DE000107/1)

Detail of Kaitaka paepaeroa (fine flax cloak with vertical weft rows and taniko borders) 1800-1840; Te Ati Awa iwi (tribe); muka (flax fibre), natural dye; On loan from David Pitt (DE000107/1)

Underside of #kahu #kakapo where one can see the  contours in woven panels to fit over the body.Every cloak  was made for a specific person to fit them. #Maori

Underside of #kahu #kakapo where one can see the contours in woven panels to fit over the body.Every cloak was made for a specific person to fit them. #Maori

Maori girl wearing a korowai (cloak) - Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Maori girl wearing a korowai (cloak) - Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Kahu huruhuru (feather cloak) - Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Kahu huruhuru (feather cloak) - Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Kaitaka huaki (cloak with double täniko borders) - Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Kaitaka huaki (cloak with double täniko borders) - Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Unidentified Maori woman wrapped in a Maori cloak with taniko borders

Unidentified Maori woman wrapped in a Maori cloak with taniko borders

Close up of Maori feather cloak by Patricia  Hofmeester, via Dreamstime

Close up of Maori feather cloak by Patricia Hofmeester, via Dreamstime

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