These are three of the more common tāniko weaving designs. The names of these designs vary from tribe to tribe, and in any case are often purely functional and not descriptive. Tāniko expert Hirini [no-lexicon]Moko[/no-lexicon] Mead says, 'The names used could be as irrational as those ...
Korowai Whakahekeheke -sold
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This is a taniko band of green, white and black. I really like the colours because they all match and go together really well and you can see the vertical diamond shapes going through. It is nicely stitched and the black outline really stands out really well.