Traditional Maori clothing a study of technological and functional change. by S. M. Meads

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No eBook available Traditional Maori Clothing: A Study of Technological and Functional Change. Sidney M. Mead. Reed, - Maori - pages. 0 Reviews. The book ‘Traditional Maori Clothing’, contains the most comprehensive and detailed account of Maori clothing ever published, containing four major sections.

It is ‘a study of technological change’ of Maori clothing. The Maori have a rich and colourful tradition of myth and legend. Some of their most important and popular tales are retold in this classic book. The stories range from the creation of the world and the coming of life, death and knowledge, to supernatural Traditional Maori clothing book of love, terror and adventure.

Story summary Materials. When the ancestors of the Māori came to New Zealand they had to adjust to a new climate, and to use new Weaving. Maori garments were hand woven, using both plaiting and weft-twining techniques. The skill of weaving natural Prestige cloaks.

The most special cloaks were. Demonstrating a modern version of "traditional" female costume, the doll in the image (at left) is wearing a kahu huruhuru(feather cloak). Pari(bodice)and tipare(headband) are taniko woven. Two poi(balls on string) which are swung to music and song, are hanging from the waistband of her piupiu(flax skirt).

Traditional Māori Culture and Customs. The Māori world is rich in tikanga. Find out about the types of weaving, whakapapa, and whakairo, patterns (kowhaiwhai), moko, cooking a hāngī, waiata, dances (peruperu), legends and the protocol for visitors to follow on a marae.

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Typical Polynesian clothing in precontact times was similar for men and women. A section of bark cloth was worn as a loincloth by men or as a waistcloth by women. Decorated bark cloth known as tapa was the main item of traditional clothing in Tahiti.

(It is no longer manufactured there.). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: p., [48] p. of plates: ill. ; 25 cm. Contents: Maori clothing: a framework of analysis: Introduction --Establishing a baseline --The historical framework --Concepts employed in analysis --A theory of change --Technology and function of Maori clothing in the classical period: The social background --The range of clothing.

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Compared with European clothing, traditional garments took a long time to make and did not offer much protection or warmth. From the early sealing days, Māori working in sealing camps in the South Island adopted European clothing, which soon became widely available from itinerant peddlers.

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One such Maori custom, called hakari (feasting), was an important aspect of Maori culture. The Maori feasts brought together a number of different families and other social groups. All weaving is made from contemporary cord and natural feather.

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New Zealand, unlike their original islands, was abundant in wild game, so the Maori used both agriculture and hunting to sustain the Iwi. One of their biggest sources of food was the Moa, a large flightless bird.

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(LC-USZ) Traditional history and first contact. Traditional Māori believed that the earth was the giver of all life. From the soil, came food and that same food was cooked beneath the earth.

It was accepted that the people who were born on that land inherited the right to produce from it and to protect it for the benefit of all.

New Zealand - New Zealand - Cultural life: New Zealand’s cultural influences are predominantly European and Maori. Immigrant groups have generally tended to assimilate into the European lifestyle, although traditional customs are still followed by many Tongans, Samoans, and other Pacific peoples.

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