Toi Te Rito Maihi

Harakeke VII Te-Waiata o te 'Harakeke/Korari, Matauri Bay'

Harakeke VII Te-Waiata o te 'Harakeke/Korari, Matauri Bay' by Toi Te Rito Maihi

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This painting, on unstretched canvas by Toi Te Rito Maihi explores the various designs and patterns found within raranga or weaving. By using bold colour and design it pays tribute to the knowledge and practice of customary Maori weaving, with the blades of the harakeke flax plant as the central motif.

Title
Harakeke VII Te-Waiata o te 'Harakeke/Korari, Matauri Bay'
Artist/creator
Production date
1990
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Dimensions
1660 x 1380 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2016
Accession no
2016/20/2
Copyright
Copying restrictions apply
Department
New Zealand Art
Display status
Not on display

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