Story: Higgs, Avis Winifred

'Māori motifs', 1949

A collage of black, red and white curvilinear shapes against a tan background.

Māori design was an important inspiration for Avis Higgs, who produced this pattern after visiting New Zealand in 1946.

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How to cite this page:

Douglas Lloyd-Jenkins. 'Higgs, Avis Winifred', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2022. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 December 2023)