Toi Te Rito Maihi

Poutama

Poutama 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
Poutama
Artist/creator
Production date
1986
Medium
acrylic on un-stretched canvas
Dimensions
2400 x 1000 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2016
Accession no
2016/20/1
Copyright
Copying restrictions apply
Department
New Zealand Art
Display status
Not on display

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