Fig. 88. Some weaving patterns.a-d, triangle motifs on side borders; e-k, triangle, lozenge, "hour glass," and zigzag motifs on lower borders.

Adele Jackson These are Maori weaving patterns called Taniko for incorporating into flax skirts called piu piu, and into the woven panels of Maori meeting houses in New Zealand.

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Taniko pattern, huaki cloak with three taniko borders, courtesy of National Gallery of Australia, Canberra (2007.616);

Taniko pattern, huaki cloak with three taniko borders, courtesy of National Gallery of Australia, Canberra Te Papa Colllections Online

Jill Fleming

Jill Fleming is a Weaver (Fibre artist) who is passionate about textiles and fibre arts, and has worked in many aspects of both mediums.

Taniko pattern, huaki cloak with three taniko borders; courtesy of National Gallery or Australia, Canberra (2007.616)

Taniko pattern, huaki cloak with three taniko borders; courtesy of National Gallery or Australia, Canberra

A collection of intricate and beautiful floor mats woven for Te Rauru meeting house at Whakarewarewa, Rotorua, are seen in this photo from about 1898. In front are some of the Te Arawa women who wove the mats.

A collection of intricate and beautiful floor mats woven for Te Rauru meeting house at Whakarewarewa, Rotorua, are seen in this photo from about In front are some of the Te Arawa women who wove the mats.

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