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Kete Tāniko by Christina Hurihia Wirihana, Māori artist New Zealand Flax, Flax Weaving, Flax Fiber, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Tribal Patterns, Weaving Projects, Weaving Patterns, Weaving Techniques

Kete Tāniko by Christina Hurihia Wirihana, Māori artist (KX120901)

Medium: muka (New Zealand flax fibre), natural dyes. Size: 7.5 x 6.5 x 1.5 inches (excl. handles). Natural dyes: Tānekaha bark (brown), Raurēkau bark (yellow) "The pattern intricately depicts the subtle ripples—aramoana of the Pacific Ocean. Kete Tāniko makes reference to the processes used to form this delicate basket.

Kete Tāniko by Christina Hurihia Wirihana, Māori artist New Zealand Flax, Flax Weaving, Flax Fiber, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Tribal Patterns, Weaving Projects, Weaving Patterns, Weaving Techniques

Kete Tāniko by Christina Hurihia Wirihana, Māori artist (KX120901)

Medium: muka (New Zealand flax fibre), natural dyes. Size: 7.5 x 6.5 x 1.5 inches (excl. handles). Natural dyes: Tānekaha bark (brown), Raurēkau bark (yellow) "The pattern intricately depicts the subtle ripples—aramoana of the Pacific Ocean. Kete Tāniko makes reference to the processes used to form this delicate basket.

Kete Tāniko by Christina Hurihia Wirihana, Māori artist

Kete Tāniko by Christina Hurihia Wirihana, Māori artist (KX120901)

Medium: muka (New Zealand flax fibre), natural dyes. Size: 7.5 x 6.5 x 1.5 inches (excl. handles). Natural dyes: Tānekaha bark (brown), Raurēkau bark (yellow) "The pattern intricately depicts the subtle ripples—aramoana of the Pacific Ocean. Kete Tāniko makes reference to the processes used to form this delicate basket.

Kete Muka by Christina Hurihia Wirihana, Māori artist Flax Weaving, Basket Weaving, Hand Weaving, Abstract Sculpture, Bronze Sculpture, Wood Sculpture, New Zealand Flax, Maori Designs, Maori Art

Kete Muka by Christina Hurihia Wirihana, Māori artist (KX101001)

Medium: harakeke (New Zealand flax fibre), natural black dye, slate base. Size: 5 x 7 x 1.25 inches (excl. handles and base). "The Kete Muka demonstrates the manipulation and placement of each muka strand providing an effective three-dimensional impression positioned in the centre, on each side of the Kete Muka. The black and white strands are elements of a traditional Maori garment known as a piupiu or skirt, to acknowledge the up and coming Te Matatini 2011 – NZ National Kapa Haka: Maori…

Detail of cord border

Cook-Voyage Collections - 1886.21.20

Cook-Voyage Collections at the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford

Rare woven baskets known as kete (kit bags) hand-made from Muka (flax fibres) and feathers.

Ahua Māori Art Gallery | NZ Māori Arts and Crafts

NZ Māori Arts and Crafts

 First harvest from our Muka harakeke plants. Love to weave! Flax Weaving, Basket Weaving, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Making Out, Nativity, Harvest, Weave, Baskets

Muka kete. First harvest from our Muka harakeke plants. Triple dyed taniko aho. Love to weave!

Karmen Thomson - a beautiful kete muka (fibre from harakeke / flax) Flax Weaving, Maori Art, Arthritis, Textile Art, Fiber, Projects To Try, Textiles, Cleaning, Tools

Karmen Thomson - a beautiful kete muka (fibre from harakeke / flax)

Muka kete, Raewyn Hildreth

flaxie

 I use Maori weaving techniques, like muka work and raranga with harakeke. I am a felter using wool and silk to make felted work and dab Flax Weaving, Basket Weaving, Weaving Techniques, First Nations, Give It To Me, How To Make, Straw Bag, Reusable Tote Bags, Wool

Kete muka, created by Isabel Fernandes-Day. Natural muka and madder dyed muka. www.isabelfernandesday-art.weebly.com