Kete Whakairo - No.1 - The Poi Room Ltd

Kete Whakairo - No.1

Gaylene Emma Henry

$550.00

Kete Whakairo - No.1 | Gaylene Henry

 

Materials:

Harakeke: Synthetic dye – blue: undyed: Muka

 

Dimensions:

Width - 280mm x Height - 290mm inclusive of handles

 

Gaylene Emma Henry

Ngati Maniapoto-Raukawa, Ngati Whawhakia, Ngati Pikiao

 

Gaylene has been weaving for approximately fifteen years and tributes her learning to her mother, Matekino Lawless and sister Christina Hurihia Wirihana.

 

Gaylene particularly enjoys weaving Kete Whakairo, using harakeke harvested from the Paaharakeke where her mother resides in Rotoiti. This established Paaharakeke has served many a project over the years and has become more meaningful to Gaylene since the day she started weaving.

 

The simplicity of Gaylene’s’ weaving, places emphasis on line and by the inclusion of contrasting elements contributes to highlighting technique and beauty.


Please Note - 
The 'in situ mockup' is merely an example of visual representation within an environment and may not truly reflect the size of the work. Please refer to the measurements above for the exact dimensions of this artwork.

 

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