Maori woman from Hawkes Bay district wearing European hat with traditional feather cloak. Photo taken 11 May 1889 by Samuel Carnell of Napier

Unidentified Maori woman from Hawkes Bay district wearing European hat with traditional feather cloak. Photo taken 11 May 1889 by Samuel Carnell of Napier

Flax Combing  Terrific series of videos from The Hermitage.  We really enjoyed watching this process!

Part of a series of videos on the flax-to-linen process. Combing straightens out the flax fibers while removing the last bits of chaff, also called boon.

Robin Hill Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Aotearoa Weaving Shoulder Cloak Cape Marena White Turkey Peacock Feathers

Robin Hill Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Aotearoa Weaving Shoulder Cloak Cape Marena White Turkey Peacock Feathers

Korowai (Maori Cloak)

Woman wearing a cloak made from fine flax fibre, 1921 Raina Te Ture of Koroniti wearing a cloak made of either fine flax fibre, and having a broad band of taniko on the bottom (cloaks with a single broard taniko border at the bottom are called.

Garry Grace Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Weaving Korowai Cloak Weka Feathers Hukahuka Taniko

Garry Grace Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Weaving Korowai Cloak Weka Feathers Hukahuka Taniko

Korowai Huruhuru (Helen Renner, Bay of Plenty) --- Far North Award (for the most creative use of New Zealand design or material). Maori feather cloak with Taniko border.

Korowai Huruhuru (Helen Renner, Bay of Plenty) --- Far North Award (for the most creative use of New Zealand design or material). Maori feather cloak with Taniko border.

Robin Weaves Korowai: Finishing ideas for commission

I have been thinking about what to do at the top of the commission cloak.

Robin Hill Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Aotearoa Weaving Arapaki Shoulder Cloak Cape Matariki Taniko 3

Robin Hill Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Aotearoa Weaving Arapaki Shoulder Cloak Cape Matariki Taniko 3

How to make a korowai book

This book is the first of three in a series of practical guides for beginning weavers.

Kura Gallery Maori Art Design BNZ Matariki Celebration Weave

Kura Gallery Maori Art Design BNZ Matariki Celebration Weave

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