Kōrero: Regional cultural life

Taranaki wall panel

Taranaki wall panel

This wall panel (epa) from the Taranaki region shows elements of the serpentine style, in which the figures have long, sinuous bodies. The unique shape of the forehead is said to be peaked in homage to Mt Taranaki.

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Puke Ariki - Taranaki Museum & Library
Reference: A77.330
Carving by Te Tuiti-Moeroa

This item must not be copied or reproduced in any print or electronic media without the prior permission of Puke Ariki Museum and Library. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Pip Howells, 'Regional cultural life - Early regional arts and culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/44483/taranaki-wall-panel (accessed 13 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Pip Howells, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014