Pacific Patterns

A DigitalNZ Story by Kendra

bark cloth

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

bark cloth

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

bark cloth

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

Kete

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

Tatua (belt)

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Costume mat

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Siapo mamanu (tapa cloth)

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Masi (tapa cloth)

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Tīvaevae ta’ōrei (patchwork quilt)

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Siapo (tapa cloth)

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Siapo (tapa cloth)

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Siapo (tapa cloth)

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Siapo (tapa cloth)

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Patterns in Leaves and Cloth

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira