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Tivaevae

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  • Other titles
    • Tivaevae tataura (Cook Islands)
    • Bedspread (English)
    • Quilt (English)
  • Description
    Tivaevae manu. Applique embroidered quilt. Tivaevae is large and rectangular in shape. Tivaevae has design of red and yellow matirita (chrysanthemum) flower with green leaves on a royal blue background applied with tuitui rima (hand stitching). There is further decorative embroidery around edges and centres to define and enhance the motifs. Purchased from Iva Williams representing Enuamanu Vainetini group, Mangere.
  • Other Number
    2001.12.23, 55855
  • Accession number
    2001.12.23
  • Accession date
    13 July 2001
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Display location
    Pacific Lifeways
  • Record richness
Tivaevae, 2001.12.23, 55855, Photographed by Jennifer Carol, digital, 29 Nov 2016, Cultural Permissions Apply
Tivaevae, 2001.12.23, 55855, Photographed by Jennifer Carol,… … Read more

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