Know your Maori Weaving
Author: Murdoch Riley
165mm x 110mm
Publisher: Viking Sevenseas (2005)
Paperback: 60 pages
This book describes the materials used by the Māori for weaving, the centuries-old rituals, and how to make some simple objects such as headbands, flax mats, baskets and through to tukutuku panel weaving. Colour illustrations of varieties of flax and line drawings of weaving instructions. "Ka taraia he kāheru, ka rangā ke kete" - "As one digs with a spade, another weaves a basket". Each according to one's own abilities the proverb implies.