1973 The Art of Taaniko Weaving: A Study of its Cultural Context, Technique, Style, and Development
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Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding
First published 1968, reprinted 1973. Illustrated throughout with photographs and in-text illustrations. A study of the traditional Taaniko weaving of the Māori of New Zealand related to "twining". Using muka, a fibre prepared from the New Zealand flax, free hanging warps are suspended between two weaving pegs and the process involved twining downward. Written by Sir Sidney Hirini Moko Haerewa Mead, a New Zealand anthropologist, historian, artist, teacher, writer, and prominent Māori leader. He is currently the chair of the council of Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi.
In the original illustrated paper over board binding. Externally, very smart with minor shelf wear only. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean throughout.
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