Alixene Curtis - whaariki ano!
Alixene Curtis - whaariki (woven mat)
These are the whaariki (mats) that some of our whanau made, which we use at our marae for special occasions - made from harakeke (flax)
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...
Michelle Mayn: June 2013
Alixene Curtis - whaariki in progress
taniko cross stitch - Google Search
FE006419 Moenga (Mat)
Maori Weaving - whariki
Harakeke whariki woven by Biddy Konui #Otūkou #NgātiTūwharetoa