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.

Some weaving patterns.a-d, triangle motifs on side borders;

weaving

Maori People, New Zealand,

Mannequin/life caste of a Maori chief wearing a rain cape over a korowai (tag cloak); holding a taiaha (ceremonial and fighting staff), wearing a hei tiki (neck pendant), and two huia feathers in his hair. | 19th century | Photographic print; © The Trustees of the British Museum

Mannequin/life caste of a Maori chief wearing a rain cape over a korowai (tag cloak); holding a taiaha (ceremonial and fighting staff), wearing a hei tiki (neck pendant), and two huia feathers in his hair.

Flaxation for flax flowers wedding bouquets and flax flowers... Flax is a thing in NZ so maybe Dion would be into these for the big day?

Flaxation for flax wedding bouquets & flowers

Kākahu (cloak weaving). Te Puia (Weaving School), Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. Rotorura, New Zealand

Te Puia (The Crafts), Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. Rotorura, New Zealand

Te Puia (Weaving School), Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. Rotorura, New Zealand

Maori weaving by uwwees, via Flickr

Maori weaving by uwwees, via Flickr

How to make an Ipu (Large Basket)

How to make an Ipu (Large Basket)

Lisa McKendry Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Aotearoa Weaving Kete Papakirango Black Natural

Lisa McKendry Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Aotearoa Weaving Kete Papakirango Black Natural

Chieftainess New Plymouth? I will update her details and the book this picture was captured from as soon as I locate it.

He Wahine Rangatira

harakeke

Creative Queenstown Arts and Crafts Market

Kete hand woven

Kete hand woven

Rāpaki (traditional kilt) made in 2006 by master weaver Karl Leonard

Rāpaki (traditional kilt) made in 2006 by master weaver Karl Leonard, with detailed research

taniko patterns and meanings - Google Search

taniko patterns and meanings - Google Search

Coral sea ...

Coral sea ...

Kete kikorangi

New Zealand & Maori

Contemporary First: Maro Seynia Watene-Kidwell

Contemporary First: Maro Seynia Watene-Kidwell

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