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Te Whatu Taniko: Taniko Weaving: Technique and Tradition

Te Whatu Taniko: Taniko Weaving: Technique and Tradition

Sir Hirini Moko Mead's accessible, inspiring work has been in print in various forms since 1958. This redesigned and updated edition takes the reader from the history and theory of taniko weaving into the practice, with numerous patterns and instructions for weaving at home or in... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780947506612
Release Date 15 August 2019 by Oratia Media
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Moko Mead, Hirini
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ISBN-13 9780947506612
ISBN-10 0947506616
Stock Release date is 15 August 2019
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher Oratia Media
Imprint Oratia Books
Release Date 15 August 2019
International Release Date 8 August 2019
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Moko Mead, Hirini
Category Art Of Indigenous Peoples
Spinning & Weaving
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 136
Dimensions Width: 185mm
Height: 250mm
Spine: 10mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Handicrafts, Arts & Crafts
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 989079

Description of this Book

Sir Hirini Moko Mead's book on taniko weaving, Te Whatu Taniko, Taniko Weaving: Tradition and Technique is recognised as a key reference work to this important tradition of Maori craft. First published in 1958 and in its previous edition in 1999, the book serves as a reference work to artists, enthusiasts, students and teachers . Te Whatu Taniko relates both the history and 'how-to' of Maori taniko weaving in one accessible volume. Clearly written with numerous illustrations and photos, the book describes the origins of weaving, its role in Maori society, contemporary expression, and steps towards learning the craft.

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Author's Bio

Sir Sidney (Hirini) Moko Mead is a leading authority on Maori art and culture. He had a distinguished university career at Victoria University and internationally, has written numerous books, was a driving force behind the Te Maori exhibition, and has been a leader of his tribe, Ngati Awa. He was knighted in 2009 for services to Maori and education. Sir Hirini lives in Wellington.

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