Various Kete (Satchels made of woven flax by Maori women) for sale at the Otara fleamarket

Various kete (woven baskets from flax) for sale at the Otara Flea-market in Auckland, New Zealand

Kete Whakairo – Tātai Whetū ki te Rangi by Sonia Snowden, Māori artist (K120801)

Kete Whakairo – Tātai Whetū ki te Rangi by Sonia Snowden, Māori artist

Beautiful kete with paua shell possibly made from phormium- new zealand flax

Beautiful kete with paua shell possibly made from phormium- new zealand flax

Harakeke (flax) kete with flat bottoms and flat woven handles.  Small kete has small stone toggle

Harakeke (flax) kete with flat bottoms and flat woven handles. Small kete has small stone toggle

Resultado de imagem para Weaving flax - Harakeke                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Resultado de imagem para Weaving flax - Harakeke More

Hand woven flax kete for a bridesmaid. Decorated with fresh mini roses and handmade flax roses. Decorated by Angela Mckee, New Zealand

Hand woven flax kete for a bridesmaid. Decorated with fresh mini roses and handmade flax roses. Decorated by Angela Mckee, New Zealand

INTERWEAVING NARRATIVES: MAORI TUKUTUKU PANEL

Geometric Design in Weaving By Regensteiner, Else i've said that for many posts, but really it does.

Basket by Jill Fleming

New Zealand and basketry

I recently returned from a wonderful trip to New Zealand and Australia and am feeling inspired by the wonderful scenery and baskets which I saw around me. One of the highlights of my trip to New Z…

Kete whakairo (FJ164) ARTIST: FIONA JONES Hand woven brown and natural fern pattern kete with muka (flax fibre) handles.

Kete whakairo (FJ164)

Kete whakairo ARTIST: FIONA JONES Hand woven brown and natural fern pattern kete with muka (flax fibre) handles.

Korowai/Cloak - Rangimarie Hetet. Muka, kereru and pheasant feathers and hukahuka (two ply thrum)

Muka, kereru and pheasant feathers and hukahuka (two ply thrum)

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