Raranga and Weaving

Mostly Maori Weaving, love this stuff so much.
Gill, H J, fl 1912 :Group of Otago Maoris / photo by Gill. F. T. series no. 340. [1900-1920]. A studio portrait showing a group of two men (standing) and two women (sitting), in traditional costume including feather cloaks. Each holds a weapon: two taiaha, a tewhatewha and a mere. Personal communication from a researcher indicates the identity of the group: “All these tipuna are Kai Tahu, Kati Mamoe. They come from Otakou, Purakaunui and Puketeraki. The man standing on the left ...

Gill, H J, fl 1912 :Group of Otago Maoris / photo by Gill. F. T. series no. 340. [1900-1920]. A studio portrait showing a group of two men (standing) and two women (sitting), in traditional costume including feather cloaks. Each holds a weapon: two taiaha, a tewhatewha and a mere. Personal communication from a researcher indicates the identity of the group: “All these tipuna are Kai Tahu, Kati Mamoe. They come from Otakou, Purakaunui and Puketeraki. The man standing on the left ...

Maori woman from Hawkes Bay district wearing European hat with traditional feather cloak. Photo taken 11 May 1889 by Samuel Carnell of Napier

Maori woman from Hawkes Bay district wearing European hat with traditional feather cloak. Photo taken 11 May 1889 by Samuel Carnell of Napier

Young Maori woman with chin moko, wearing a korowai cloak and western-neckerchief,1880s.

Young Maori woman with chin moko, wearing a korowai cloak and western-neckerchief,1880s.

Maori portraits Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-57417'

Maori portraits Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-57417'

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