African Zulu Basket Interesting that the designs on some are similar to the designs on Cherokee baskets I've seen.

African Zulu Basket Interesting that the designs on some are similar to the designs on Cherokee baskets Ive seen.

Pita Turei tungane, Handsome Maori, Glass cloak korowai Te Rongo Kirkwood Photo David Shields NZ

Pita Turei tungane, Handsome Maori, Glass cloak korowai Te Rongo Kirkwood Photo David Shields NZ

Harakeke (Flax) Whariki (Mat) Weaving at home by Jackie Wallace.

Harakeke (Flax) Whariki (Mat) Weaving at home by Jackie Wallace.

Wearable<br> First: Circus of the Sun<br> Brenda Capper-Starr

Wearable<br> First: Circus of the Sun<br> Brenda Capper-Starr

from Poutama series - Jill Fleming

New Zealand and basketry

I recently returned from a wonderful trip to New Zealand and Australia and am feeling inspired by the wonderful scenery and baskets which I saw around me. One of the highlights of my trip to New Z…

Kete Muka by Christina Hurihia Wirihana

Kete Muka by Christina Hurihia Wirihana, Māori artist

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.

Colors symbolizing and defying the maori culture Green coloured taniko Pattern

Cloak Weaver Makurata Paitini (1912–26). Photograph by James McDonald (1865–1935). Te Papa Museum, Wellington, New Zealand

Cloak Weaver Makurata Paitini Photograph by James McDonald Te Papa Museum, Wellington, New Zealand

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