Whatu Kākahu: Māori CloaksBooks
Far beyond Te Papa’s many-walked pathways and ever-enticing ‘No Entry’ signs lives a collection unlike any other: a storeroom buzzing with stories and secrets finally ready to be told. Six expert authors take you on a trip to explore 40 rare and phenomenal kākahu (Māori cloaks) from Te Papa’s collection as they weave together tales of the practical and spiritual significance held by Māori weaving traditions. Filled with stunning photography and insights from masters of the craft, the powerful beauty of this book are the extraordinary taonga within it.
29.5 x 24 x 2.9cm