Kōrero: Cook Islanders

Tīvaevae tātaura (3 o 5)

Tīvaevae tātaura

This type of quilt is similar to the tīvaevae manu (appliqué type). The patterns are embroidered first, and then sewn onto the contrasted background using hemming stitches or embroidered fancy stitches.

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Reference: FE11717
Mixed media by Mere Tepaeru Tereora

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Cook Islanders - Culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/864/tivaevae-tataura (accessed 23 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015