Papatūānuku, the earth mother in Māori tradition, is seen as the birthplace of all things. This painting is by Victor Tukuafu, who is of Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Tūwharetoa and Tongan descent.

previous pinner: Papatūānuku, the earth mother in Māori tradition, is seen as the birthplace of all things. This painting is by Victor Tukuafu, who is of Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Tūwharetoa and Tongan descent.

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.

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

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

Tim Johnson - Basketmaking - Rush and Grass Basketry Course, Søre Skogen, Norway 2012

Tim Johnson - Basketmaking - Rush and Grass Basketry Course, Søre Skogen, Norway 2012

I recently returned from a wonderful trip to New Zealand and Australia and am feeling inspired by the wonderful scenery and baskets which I saw around me. One of the highlights of my trip to New Z…

New Zealand and basketry

I recently returned from a wonderful trip to New Zealand and Australia and am feeling inspired by the wonderful scenery and baskets which I saw around me. One of the highlights of my trip to New Z…

Vine Leaf by Jasmin van Lith | Kete ~Woven Bags

Official site for Vine Leaf by Jasmin van Lith Handmade in Aotearoa, contemporary weaving and handcrafted jewellery

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