Maori Weaving

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Shona Tawhiao - woven flax garments.

Pacific designs showcased

Shona Tawhiao will be doing her part to shine the spotlight on Pacific designers next month when she goes from her workshop in Avondale to the catwalks of London.

Tino Glam, Shona Tawhiao (Maori)

eff yeah indigenous fashion!

Tino Glam, Shona Tawhiao (Maori) “ Tino Glam won the Premier Award and the Obviously Organic category at the 2007 Villa Maria Cult-Couture competition. The bodice is shaped by adding and removing...

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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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

Portrait | Courtney Rutledge by David K. Shields

Portrait | Courtney Rutledge by David K. Shields

At a Glance – David K. Shields shares his work for a recent Te Rongo Kirkwood exhibition, a Maori art project showing the stages of life.

Maori Feather Korowai - Black Brown White and Paua

Maori Feather Korowai - Black Brown White and Paua from ShopNZ.com

This beautiful Maori Feather Korowai features stripes of coloured feathers - mottled Brown, Reddish Brown with Jade, White, and Black. The total effect...

Woven designs by Maori fashion designer Shona Tawhiao. Bringing the fine art of traditional woven clothing to the present. Amazing.

Beyond Buckskin

Woven designs by Maori fashion designer Shona Tawhiao. Bringing the fine art of traditional woven clothing to the present. Amazing.

Maori man, possibly Nikorima Tamaihurihuri, wearing a Maori cloak

Maori man, possibly Nikorima Tamaihurihuri, wearing a Maori cloak | National Library of New Zealand

Unidentified Maori man, possibly Nikorima Tamaihurihuri, wearing a Maori cloak, taken circa 1860s by an unidentified photographer. Copy photograph...

Ataahua! Designer - Te Whare Po Ra O Hineteiwaiwa

Ataahua! Designer - Te Whare Po Ra O Hineteiwaiwa

Wall hanging flax weaving #NewZealandArt

Koru Weaving | Wall Art | Artspace

Maureen Harte Flax Weaving New Zealand wall art

A Maori Korowai (cloak) crafted from dressed muka (flax fibre)

A Maori Korowai (cloak) crafted from dressed muka (flax fibre)…

A Maori Korowai (cloak) crafted from dressed muka (flax fibre) and highlighted with orthodox double thrums of dyed black wool (hukahuka) attached