Kōrero: Cook Islanders

Tīvaevae quilts (1 o 5)

Tīvaevae quilts

This tīvaevae ta‘orei, a quilt made from many small pieces of material sewn into a pattern, was made by a Cook Islands woman and given to Te Papa, the Museum of New Zealand, in 1995. Common designs in this type of quilt are uati (diamonds), paka‘onu (hexagons) and stars.

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Reference: FE010469

Permission of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Cook Islanders - Culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/862/tivaevae-quilts (accessed 3 October 2023)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015