korowai

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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...

This beautiful handmade Maori Feather Korowai Cloak , or kahu huruhuru, is made for a baby child. Flax Weaving, Weaving Art, Polynesian People, Maori Patterns, International Craft, Long White Cloud, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Kiwiana

Baby or Child Maori Korowai Cloak from ShopNZ.com

This beautiful handmade Maori Feather Korowai Cloak , or kahu huruhuru, is made for a baby child. It can also be used as wallhanging. Dimensions of this...

Information on how our Korowai Cloaks are made, including photos of the feathers and sample cloaks. Made in New Zealand by members of Maori Iwi. Polynesian People, Polynesian Culture, Feather Cape, Red Feather, Maori Patterns, Flax Weaving, Long White Cloud, Maori Designs, New Zealand Art

Maori Korowai Cloaks

Information on how our Korowai Cloaks are made, including photos of the feathers and sample cloaks. Made in New Zealand by members of Maori Iwi.

Kereru feathers on black muka mawhitiwhiti by Veranoa Hetet. The weaving was completed in It took Veranoa six years to complete and was started by her mother Erenora Puketapu-Hetet just before her passing in Flax Weaving, Weaving Art, Hand Weaving, How Beautiful, Beautiful Hands, Maori Patterns, Maori Designs, New Zealand Art, Maori Art

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.

Introducing Maori Lifestyles: Textiles at a Hui Flax Weaving, Weaving Art, Weaving Patterns, Hand Weaving, Feather Cape, Flax Flowers, Native Wears, Maori Designs, Maori Art

Introducing Maori Lifestyles

This blog provides a visual-verbal snapshot of Maori culture and contemporary Maori lifestyles in modern New Zealand. It presents my own experiences and observations of Maori culture and is not intended in anyway to be the definitive view on all things Maori, but rather an introduction for those who want to know more about Maori culture and its place in everyday bicultural New Zealand.

"A peacock feather cloak, with fifteen hundred feathers incorporated into it. It took around three years to collect the feathers." — I hope no birds were harmed in the making of this cloak. Peacock Pattern, Peacock Design, Feather Cape, Maori Designs, Peafowl, Unique Candles, Peacock Feathers, Peacock Pics, Fantasy Costumes

Peacock Feathers

When we went to Wales three years ago, we spent one night in a wonderful place called Gwydir Castle. Pat talked the couple who had bought and were restoring the place into letting us stay, even th…

Robin Weaves Korowai: Finishing ideas for commission Flax Weaving, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Feather Crafts, Weaving Techniques, Merino Wool Blanket, Wearable Art, Arts And Crafts, It Is Finished

Finishing ideas for commission

I have been thinking about what to do at the top of the commission cloak. Trying out ideas by starting the rows. Firstly just plain. Well sort of plain with the aho cotton (warp) being the same colour as the whenu (weft). The mawhitiwhiti is whale's tail pattern. Then I tried the twist in brown/orange and black with black aho. Now I am wondering if the twist with plain aho might be better. Anybody got any comments? The twist takes a lot of effort but is effective. Is an old technique I have…