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Korowai (Maori cloak) - Aotaroagreat to see the younger Maori women learning how to weave the cloaks, a complicated procedure
Baby or Child Maori Korowai Cloak from ShopNZ.com
This beautiful handmade Maori Feather Korowai Cloak , or kahu huruhuru, is made for a baby or child. It can also be used as a wallhanging. Dimensions of this korowai are approximately 63cm x 64cm (24 3/4" x 25"). The cloak is sewn on a sewing machine, making it affordable. Wonderful to wear at a christening, special function, or birthday, or to present as a corporate gift, or to keep as a unique and beautiful piece of Maori art. Would also be wonderful as a graduation…
Shoulder Cape – sold – Kura Gallery: Maori and New Zealand Art + Design.
Kura Gallery Aotearoa Art + Design – we exhibit and sell an extensive range of original quality Maori and New Zealand made art and design that is unique to Aotearoa. Established in 1998 Kura has artspaces in both Auckland and Wellington and represents established and emerging Maori and New Zealand artists.
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Weaving chicken feathers into Maori cloaks
My dearest, oldest and most beautiful hen died last weekend. A black Orpington, she was the size of a smallish dog, with iridescent black feathers. You can see her in the header to this blog. The deceased hen, a few months before her death. What to do with a dead chicken? There was more to think about than the practicalities this time around, because I loved her, that magnificent Victorian lady of a hen, who was adoptive grandmother to the flock. Still, I wanted her body to be well-used…