Māori weaver Erenora Puketapu-Hetet, Te Atiawa | Collections Online
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Kereru feathers on black muka mawhitiwhiti by Veranoa Hetet. The weaving was completed in 2012. It took Veranoa six years to complete and was started by her mother Erenora Puketapu-Hetet just before her passing in 2006.
Rangimarie Hetet and Diggeress Te Kanawa. Description: Korowai made from muka (processed flax fibre). The feathers in the top, right, left and bottom band are weka and pheasant. The body of the cloak is decorated with karure (3 ply thrums) and single weka feathers placed in a diagonal pattern. The bottom is finished with a woven mawhitiwhiti (cross-stitch) pattern interlaced with tanekaha (tan colour) dyed muka followed by a taniko border.