New Zealand | Maori Hei Tiki pendant | Whale bone | 19th - 20th century | Price on request

Maori Whale Bone Hei Tiki Pendant,Origin: New Zealand Circa: 19 th Century AD to 20 th Century AD .

This photograph of a Maori woman- (Dunedin, late 19th c.) would give any modern Goth or Emo a run for their money

Complicated little hat, moko (chin tattoo), chunky (remarkably modern) necklace and shiny ruffled bodice - an amazing group of textures.

For Maori women, Ta Moko(the markings on the chin) represents achievement, adulthood and aristocracy

For Maori women, Ta Moko(the markings on the chin) represents achievement, adulthood and aristocracy

Unidentified Maori woman with a chin moko, feathers in her hair, and European clothing, [ca 1895] Reference Number: 1/2-012406-G Unidentified Maori woman, circa 1885, with a chin moko and feathers in her hair. She wears European style clothing. Location and photographer unknown. Key terms: 1 image, categorised under Portraits and Dry plate photonegatives, related to Women, Maori - Moko and Maori - Clothing. Part of: Unidentified Maori woman with a chin moko, feathers in her hair, and…

44 Captivating Native Maori Portraits From 19th Century New Zealand

Unidentified Maori woman with a chin moko, feathers in her hair, and European clothing, [ca Unidentified Maori woman, circa with a chin moko and feathers in her hair. She wears European style clothing. Location and photographer unknown.

Portrait of Hinepare of Ngāti Kahungunu by Gottfried Lindauer, showing chin moko, pounamu hei-tiki and woven cloak.

Portrait of Hinepare of Ngāti Kahungunu by Gottfried Lindauer, showing chin moko, pounamu hei-tiki and woven cloak.

Maori woman with a moko (facial tattoo). Loki is off on a journey to an alternate NZ and an encounter with the Maori...

Maori woman with a moko (facial tattoo). Loki is off on a journey to an alternate NZ and an encounter with the Maori.

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