Mannequin/life caste of a Maori chief wearing a rain cape over a korowai (tag cloak); holding a taiaha (ceremonial and fighting staff), wearing a hei tiki (neck pendant), and two huia feathers in his hair.  | 19th century | Photographic print; © The Trustees of the British Museum

Mannequin/life caste of a Maori chief wearing a rain cape over a korowai (tag cloak); holding a taiaha (ceremonial and fighting staff), wearing a hei tiki (neck pendant), and two huia feathers in his hair. | 19th century | Photographic print; © The Trustees of the British Museum

This maori cloak has lots of different taniko patterning an example of this is the aramoana,sea stripes.

This maori cloak has lots of different taniko patterning an example of this is the aramoana,sea stripes.

Shona Tawhiao Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Whero is red Maori Weaving Flax Harakeke Outfit Skirt Bodice Hat

Shona Tawhiao Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Whero is red Maori Weaving Flax Harakeke Outfit Skirt Bodice Hat

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