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Maori Cloak

Collection by Robin Fuller

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Maori Feather Korowai - Black Brown White and Paua Polynesian People, Polynesian Art, Polynesian Culture, Flax Weaving, Weaving Art, Maori Patterns, Maori Designs, New Zealand Art, Coloured Feathers

Maori Feather Korowai - Black Brown White and Paua from ShopNZ.com

This beautiful Maori Feather Korowai features stripes of coloured feathers - mottled Brown, Reddish Brown with Jade, White, and Black. The total effect is magnificent. The Maori feather cloak is made by a lovely Maori lady of Ngati Porou descent. She was shown the method of making the korowai by a Northland kuia, and she blesses each korowai with a karakia. Please note that the correct Maori name for it is kahu huruhuru, but many people, including Maori, still call it a korowai. The…

Robin Hill Kura Gallery Maori Weaving New Zealand Art Design Pheasant Feather Korowai Flax Weaving, Weaving Art, Feather Cape, Polynesian Art, Maori Designs, New Zealand Art, Nz Art, Maori Art, Kiwiana

Shoulder Cape – sold – Kura Gallery: Maori and New Zealand Art + Design.

Kura Gallery Aotearoa Art + Design – we exhibit and sell an extensive range of original quality Maori and New Zealand made art and design that is unique to Aotearoa. Established in 1998 Kura has artspaces in both Auckland and Wellington and represents established and emerging Maori and New Zealand artists.

Robin Hill Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Aotearoa Weaving Paua Arapaki Peacock Feather Shoulder Cloak Cape Maori Tribe, Polynesian People, Flax Weaving, Maori People, Maori Designs, Nz Art, Maori Art, Kiwiana, Art Carved

Robin Hill Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Aotearoa Weaving Paua Arapaki Peacock Feather Shoulder Cloak Cape

Maori and Polynesian Maori Designs, Polynesian People, Maori Patterns, Flax Weaving, Nz Art, Maori Art, Feather Cape, The Beautiful Country, Indigenous Art

Maori and Polynesian

Rain Cape worn by our ancestors … It would now be worn today only at ceremonial occasions or as part of our educational history in ones home or at a museum ...

Maori cloak, century Flax, wool, fiber Metropolitan Museum of Art Flax Weaving, Maori People, Maori Designs, Maker Culture, Maori Art, Kiwiana, Art Object, Cloak, Metropolitan Museum

Cloak | Maori people, Kaitaka | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Maori cloak, 19th century Flax, wool, fiber Metropolitan Museum of Art

Erin Rauna Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Aotearoa Weaving Muka Cloak Whai Matauranga Tanekaha Manuka Dye Pheasant Feathers Weaving Techniques, Art Techniques, Polynesian People, Maori Patterns, Flax Weaving, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Melbourne Cup, Kiwiana

Erin Rauna Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Aotearoa Weaving Muka Cloak Whai Matauranga Tanekaha Manuka Dye Pheasant Feathers

I was asked & is mawhitiwhiti?& Mawhitiwhiti is where the downward strings- the whenu- are crossed over each other in patterns and stit. Flax Weaving, Hand Weaving, Maori Patterns, Flax Flowers, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Cloak, Bag Making, Sewing Projects

Mawhitiwhiti

I was asked 'what is mawhitiwhiti?' Mawhitiwhiti is where the downward strings- the whenu- are crossed over each other in patterns and stitched in a different order. Here you can see groups of 5 paired whenu are crossed to make a pattern. This is done by holding the first of the five out of the way, stitching the fifth of the five first, then the second , third, and fourth, and then finally the first of the group of five is stitched. There are many patterns that can be produced by crossing…

Robin Hill Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Aotearoa Weaving Arapaki Shoulder Cloak Cape Matariki Taniko Flax Weaving, Weaving Art, Basket Weaving, Maori Patterns, Feather Cape, International Craft, Maori Designs, French Collection, Maori Art

Robin Hill Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Aotearoa Weaving Arapaki Shoulder Cloak Cape Matariki Taniko