Kākahu (cloak weaving). Te Puia (Weaving School), Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. Rotorura, New Zealand

Kākahu (cloak weaving). Te Puia (Weaving School), Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. Rotorura, New Zealand

Topic: Kaitaka style of cloak | Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Kaitaka are the fine flax cloaks of chiefs, made from top-quality muka (flax fibre) and bordered with tāniko (geometric patterning). Woven into them is a story of great artistry and innovation.

Topic: Kaitaka style of cloak | Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Kaitaka are the fine flax cloaks of chiefs, made from top-quality muka (flax fibre) and bordered with tāniko (geometric patterning). Woven into them is a story of great artistry and innovation.

o	Tukemata literally means ‘eyebrows’, but this design, with its notched zigzag patterns, has different meanings in different regions.

o Tukemata literally means ‘eyebrows’, but this design, with its notched zigzag patterns, has different meanings in different regions.

Williams, Herbert William 1860-1937 :Designs of ornamentation on Maori rafters. Nos. 1, 2, 3. [1890s]

Williams, Herbert William 1860-1937 :Designs of ornamentation on Maori rafters. Nos. 1, 2, 3. [1890s]

STYLE PACIFICA: Polynesian Weaving-Tressage-Lauhala,Flax

STYLE PACIFICA: Polynesian Weaving-Tressage-Lauhala,Flax


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Kākahu (cloak weaving). Te Puia (Weaving School), Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. Rotorura, New Zealand

Kākahu (cloak weaving). Te Puia (Weaving School), Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. Rotorura, New Zealand

o	Tukemata literally means ‘eyebrows’, but this design, with its notched zigzag patterns, has different meanings in different regions.

o Tukemata literally means ‘eyebrows’, but this design, with its notched zigzag patterns, has different meanings in different regions.

Topic: Tales from Te Papa Episode 45: Tatua | Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Topic: Tales from Te Papa Episode 45: Tatua | Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Tuatara Design Store - Maro

Tuatara Design Store - Maro

Williams, Herbert William 1860-1937 :Designs of ornamentation on Maori rafters. Nos. 1, 2, 3. [1890s]

Williams, Herbert William 1860-1937 :Designs of ornamentation on Maori rafters. Nos. 1, 2, 3. [1890s]

Object: Tatua (belt) | Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Object: Tatua (belt) | Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

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