Avis Higgs designed this 1944 fabric to remind people that happier times lay ahead, with the conclusion of the Second World War.
MTG Hawke's Bay Tai Ahuriri
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'Māori motifs', 1949
Douglas Lloyd-Jenkins. 'Higgs, Avis Winifred', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2022. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/6h12/higgs-avis-winifred (accessed 15 August 2022)