Te maki Tammata (weaving flax mats) - YouTube
Maori Flax woven birthing mat, about 30 years old, can be hung up on the wall. measures 91cm high and 100cm
Alixene Curtis - whaariki ano!
Maori Weaving - whariki
Michelle Mayn: June 2013
Alixene Curtis - whaariki (woven mat)
taniko cross stitch - Google Search
These are the whaariki (mats) that some of our whanau made, which we use at our marae for special occasions - made from harakeke (flax)
Alixene Curtis - whaariki in progress
Whāriki are woven mats from natural fibre such as Harakeke (Phormium species) or Kiekie (Freycinetia baueriana). Traditionally, Whāriki were used as floor mats, ceremonial mats, for wall decoration...