Tauira/Samplers

Twill Tauira (Nov 2012)








Materials: Harakeke/NZ Flax (Phormium Tenax)
Plain (boiled) and Black (commercial dye)
Dimensions: 150cm H x 280cm L x .5cm D 
Price: $750

Description:  Four patterns based on variations of twill. Finished with a serated edge known as whakakitaratara  (Te Rangi Hiroa, 1923).

Whakanihoniho Tauira (Oct 2011)





Materials: Harakeke/NZ Flax (Phormium Tenax)
Plain (boiled) and Black (commercial dye)
Dimensions: 150cm H x 280cm L x .5cm D 
NFS

Description:  Based on Whakanihoniho style patterns.  Finished with a serated edge known as whakakitaratara  (Te Rangi Hiroa, 1923).

Koowhiti Whakapae (Jan 2011)



Materials: Harakeke/NZ Flax (Phormium Tenax)
Plain (boiled) and Commercial Dye.
Dimensions: 158cm H x 280cm L x 0.5cm D 
Price: $750

Description: Four seperate patterns based on variations of vertical and horizontal Koowhiti (Mahitihiti) group of patterns. Finished with a whakakitaratara edge (Te Rangi Hiroa, )1923  

Kowhiti Whakapae (2011)



Materials: Harakeke/NZ Flax (Phormium Tenax)
Commercial Dye and Plain Boiled
Dimensions 340W x 310H x 40D
"SOLD
Private Collection: Allan Boreham - Assistant Police Commissioner, Auckland















Karu Hapuka #1 and #2 (2010)



Materials: Harakeke/NZ Flax (Phormium Tenax). Plain (boiled) and Commercial Dye. Shell Detail
Dimensions 1000mm W x 300mm H
SOLD

Karu Hapuka (2010)




Materials: Harakeke/NZ Flax (Phormium Tenax). Plain (boiled) and Black (commercial dye) 
Dimensions 1200mm W x 320mm H
Description: Based on the pattern Karu Hapuka (Pendergrast 1984).  Finished with Windmill Knot detail
SOLD: Private collection
























References
Te Rangi Hiroa. “Maori Plaited Basketry and Plaitwork.” Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of N.Z.1868-1961, 1923: 705-742

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