taniko patterns ~ traditional maori, new zealand
Aramoana and Tukemata patterns with a dominant chevron shape that are either plain (Aramoana - ocean waves) or have a serrated appearance (Tukemata)
Aramoana and Tukemata patterns with a dominant chevron shape that are either plain or have a serrated appearance
Flax Weaving,Maori Art,Kiwiana,Hanging Art,Book Binding,Wall Hangings,Stitch Patterns,Basket,Cross Stitch
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"
This is a cross stitched pattern and the main colors are red, white and black. The pattern weave has kind of vertical diamond shapes (Waharua kōpito)
This is a taniko weaving. I really how this image shows different colorways like red, white and black etc.
Kowhaiwhai Scroll patterns based on painted beams and panels of traditional houses.
Some of the taniko headbands that went to the 1992 World Indigenous Peoples Conference and Expo 92 in Spain. Traditional patterns and my own designs
A Maori Taniko Weaving Band
Detail of kaitaka huaki showing upper taniko border featuring waharua kopito (vertically paired diamond shapes) design, and lower taniko border featuring aramoana (pathway of the sea) design
tāniko kete New Zealand
Tāniko Sampler by Rangimarie Hetet, Waikato Museum,
An example of Waharua kōpito
korowai close up - Karmen thomson
Colors symbolizing and defying the maori culture Green coloured taniko Pattern