Kōrero: Clothes

Māori in traditional and European dress, 1864

Māori in traditional and European dress, 1864

Māori quickly adopted European dress and mixed traditional garments with shirts, trousers, dresses, skirts and blankets. Most of these people are wearing mainly European clothes, though the figure in the centre has a traditional kahu (cloak).

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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Reference: 1989/29
Watercolour by John Symons

Permission of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Fiona McKergow, 'Clothes - Clothing and identity', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/41163/maori-in-traditional-and-european-dress-1864 (accessed 10 April 2020)

He kōrero nā Fiona McKergow, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013