Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas
Object: Ngore (cloak) | Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Object: Ngore (cloak) | Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

The first arrivals in Aotearoa found a climate much cooler than the one they had left behind in Te Ao Tawhito, or the old world. The new arrivals needed to adapt and create clothes and tools from the new plants they found here.

The first arrivals in Aotearoa found a climate much cooler than the one they had left behind in Te Ao Tawhito, or the old world. The new arrivals needed to adapt and create clothes and tools from the new plants they found here.

Topic: Korowai style of cloak | Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa: Korowai are fine flax cloaks decorated with tassels. Find out how this elegant style developed from the functional rain cape, and be introduced to a few key forms.

Topic: Korowai style of cloak | Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa: Korowai are fine flax cloaks decorated with tassels. Find out how this elegant style developed from the functional rain cape, and be introduced to a few key forms.