Considering using taniko plaiting with metal fibres to make Maori wedding headband!

It stands out well and it is also really a nice design if im going to produce a teal colored taniko pattern to one of these.

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Taniko pattern, huaki cloak with three taniko borders, courtesy of National Gallery of Australia, Canberra (2007.616);

Taniko pattern, huaki cloak with three taniko borders, courtesy of National Gallery of Australia, Canberra Te Papa Colllections Online

Topic: Kaitaka style of cloak | Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Kaitaka are the fine flax cloaks of chiefs, made from top-quality muka (flax fibre) and bordered with tāniko (geometric patterning). Woven into them is a story of great artistry and innovation.

Object: Kaitaka aronui/p& (fine cloak with deep lower t& border and horizontal aho weft rows)

Aronui Patterns  Triangle designs which refers to the pursuit of knowledge about the natural world.

Aramoana and Tukemata patterns with a dominant chevron shape that are either plain or have a serrated appearance

Ruhia Pōrutu's kaitaka paepaeroa (fine flax cloak with vertical weft rows and tāniko borders.

Ruhia Pōrutu's kaitaka paepaeroa (fine flax cloak with vertical weft rows and tāniko borders.

Patikitiki  Patterns with a single diamond as the dominant motif.

Patikitiki Patterns with a single diamond as the dominant motif.

Garry Grace Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Weaving Korowai Cloak Whakaheke Hukahuka Taniko Design

Garry Grace Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Weaving Korowai Cloak Whakaheke Hukahuka Taniko Design


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