Story: Te raranga me te whatu

Korowai (3rd of 4)

This striking korowai (cloak) is decorated with both traditional and European materials, on a base of tightly woven muka (flax fibre).

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How to cite this page:

Kahutoi Te Kanawa, 'Te raranga me te whatu - Kākahu – woven cloaks', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/43480/korowai (accessed 21 October 2019)

Story by Kahutoi Te Kanawa, published 22 Oct 2014