Paul POIRET, haute couture, n° 31208, septembre 1913 Cape en velours framboise,
Cape en velours framboise, encolure gansée de fouine, à longueur asymétrique - Société de ventes aux enchères Paris Drouot - Auction House for fine art and antiques
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
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hrh-theduchessofsussex: ““The Duke and Duchess of Sussex wear traditional Maori cloaks called Korowai during a visit to Te Papaiouru, Ohinemutu, in Rotorua, before a lunch in their honour || October...
HE KAAKANO AHAU (I am a seed)
“He Kaakano Ahau is a celebration and portrayal of the strength and beauty of our people set on our land” Mikaara Kirkwood, Image: David K Shields,Weaving: Kiri Nathan, Pounamu: Jason Nathan Devon Toi & Maia Cotton, Image: David K Shields,Weaving: Kiri Nathan, Pounamu: Jason Nathan, H&M: Jon Kopae ARTIS
Kiri Nathan weaving is created by hand and woven only here in New Zealand. Our feathers sourced locally from a small Maori owned business, when this business can not provide we ethically source off shore. All weaving is made from contemporary cord and natural feather. Kiri returned to the Marae (Maori meeting house)