Auckland Museum - Collections Online

Predicate Object 09 Nov 2018 2018-11-09T00:00:00.000Z 2018-11-09T00:00:00.000Z 2018.68.38 Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 2018.68.38 Cook Islands 2018-03-07T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-12-16T19:49:40.982Z Cook Islands 35 Weaving/- PACIFIC SUBJECTS - Domestic Life/- PACIFIC SUBJECTS - Fibrework/- PACIFIC SUBJECTS - Tools and Implements/- PACIFIC SUBJECTS - Contemporary Expression of Identity/- PACIFIC SUBJECTS - Fashion/- PACIFIC SUBJECTS - All the items in this collection express how relationships and familial connections are nurtured through the practice of making and the sharing of Cook Islands’ knowledge and skills with regards to cultural objects, music and materiality. Crafting within Cook Islands also represents an income generating practice among creative and cultural communities, specifically with the aspect of contemporary tourist art from these regions as expressions of national cultural identity. This collection also supports the research into expressions of identity through the creative process. Tā'iri; Fan; Immature coconut leaves - rito; wood, Fan blade is of rito (immature coconut leaf). Two bands of patterning, and rim finishes with zig-zag edge. Wood handle grip flares to wide oval form that is perforrated around edges to take fan blade commencement strands.Measuremnmts: H320mm X W295mm X D14mm. Tā'iri
  • Set the Accept header to application/ld+json to get JSON-LD for this subject
  • Set the Accept header to application/json to get simple JSON representation for this subject