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Whatu kākahu = Māori cloaks / edited by Awhina Tamarapa
Bib ID 8063981
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Edition Revised edition. 
Description Wellington, New Zealand : Te Papa Press, 2019 
223 pages : colour illustrations ; 30 cm 
ISBN 9780995113633 (hardback)
0995113637
Summary

"In this revised edition, a new chapter celebrates stunning contemporary kākahu that have come into the Te Papa collection since 2011. It also discusses the care and continuity of Māori cloak weaving from the viewpoint of weaving practitioners, researchers and museum custodians"--Jacket.

Full contents
  • Te mana o te kākahu = The prestige of cloaks / Kahutoi Te Kanawa and John Turi-Tiakitai
  • Ngā aho = Threads that join / Toi Te Rito Maihi
  • Ko te pūtaiao, te ao o ngā tūpuna = Ancestral Māori scientific practice / Patricia Te Arapo Wallace
  • Te ao tawhito/te ao hou = Entwined threads of tradition and innovation / Maureen Lander
  • Whatu = The enclosing threads / Margery Blackman
  • Ngā kākahu o Te Papa = The cloaks of Te Papa ; Whiria, kia tina = Bind, hold fast / Awhina Tamarapa
  • Types of cloaks known from museum collections.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-216) and index.

In English with Māori terminology.

Subjects Museum of New Zealand.  |  Cloaks -- New Zealand.  |  Hand weaving -- New Zealand.  |  Maori (New Zealand people) -- Clothing.  |  Maori (New Zealand people) -- Material culture.
Other authors/contributors Tamarapa, Awhina, 1966- editor
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Māori cloaks

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