Story: Cook Islanders

Tīvaevae manu (2nd of 5)

Tīvaevae manu

Tīvaevae manu quilts are the most popular type. They are made with only two materials – one forms the background, the other the pattern. This one was made by Jasmine Underhill of Porirua.

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Carl Walrond, 'Cook Islanders - Culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/863/tivaevae-manu (accessed 9 July 2020)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015