All Roads Chilao Weaving Detail. Cotton & Raffia with red plexiglass and brass. Part of the Santa Ana Collection.  Via http://www.allroadsdesign.com/

All Roads Chilao Weaving Detail. Cotton & Raffia with red plexiglass and brass. Part of the Santa Ana Collection. Via http://www.allroadsdesign.com/

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

traditional reed capes used to protect from the rain.  In the photos, Duarte is wearing only the cape, without the redd hat or leggings.  Very shortly, the reed is braided in transversal lines from which both internal and external layers will be created.  On the inside, the reed will form a continuous lining. On the outside the reed will be cut and layed in layers to assure the cape’s

traditional reed capes used to protect from the rain. In the photos, Duarte is wearing only the cape, without the redd hat or leggings. Very shortly, the reed is braided in transversal lines from which both internal and external layers will be created. On the inside, the reed will form a continuous lining. On the outside the reed will be cut and layed in layers to assure the cape’s

Pita Turei tungane, Handsome Maori, Glass cloak korowai Te Rongo Kirkwood Photo David Shields NZ

Pita Turei tungane, Handsome Maori, Glass cloak korowai Te Rongo Kirkwood Photo David Shields NZ

A gorgeous piece by Kiri Peen- Dark red dyed flax woven and formed into a very wearable cloak detailed with paua highlights. A one-off- perfect for a wedding, graduation or wall peice

A gorgeous piece by Kiri Peen- Dark red dyed flax woven and formed into a very wearable cloak detailed with paua highlights. A one-off- perfect for a wedding, graduation or wall peice

Robin Hill Kura Gallery Maori Weaving New Zealand Art Design Pheasant Feather Korowai

Robin Hill Kura Gallery Maori Weaving New Zealand Art Design Pheasant Feather Korowai

Topic: Tales from Te Papa Episode 77: A Cape of Stars | Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Topic: Tales from Te Papa Episode 77: A Cape of Stars | Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

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