Kereru feathers on black muka mawhitiwhiti by Veranoa Hetet. The weaving was completed in 2012. It took Veranoa six years to complete and was started by her mother Erenora Puketapu-Hetet just before her passing in 2006.
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All Flax – Maori flax weaving
How to buy Examples of flax weaving (for sale on request) About flax weaving My flax pa About me How to buy Tena koutou! Weaving a flax flower is part of my tours, but if you would like learn more, purchase a piece on this page or would like something made to order, please send […]
A Red Woollen Thread
This cloak is thought to be Forster No. 103 'A dogskin coat' 1886.1.1132 Maori Cloak It is made of muka, the prepared fibre of the New Zealand flax plant (Phormium tenax), twined in the whatu aho rua technique (double-pair weft-twining). The 100th aho row, is in whatu aho patahi (single-pair weft-twining) - this is the only row made in this technique. The cloak was worn as a paepaeroa, with the aho rows vertical. There are 7 whenu warps per cm with a 6-7mm spacing between each aho weft row…