Te Puia (The Crafts), Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. Rotorura, New Zealand - Travel To Eat
As the Māori did not have a written language until the 19th century, carvings were used to record and preserve the history and culture of their people.
Wall art - Anne Daniel
Art works for the wall handwoven by Anne Daniel. Each work is unique. Some works are for sale. If you would like to purchase a work or have me weave you something special to order – in your style, colour, size, please contact me. Return to Gallery page
Piupiu / flax skirt
Made from harakeke (flax/phorium tenax) that (when dried without a softening process) dries into hard tube-like strands. The patterns in the top band of the taniko are created with muka threads that have been dyed using traditional methods.
Piupiu by Karl Leonard - Master Weaver
Traditional Māori Piupiu garments by New Zealand weaver Karl Leonard display striking patterns and technique using natural plants from forests and local waterways.