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Reva (Wall hanging; Tivaevae; bed cover)

Pre 1932

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira

Reva. Wall hanging. Sewn from cotton textile in the design of a six-pointed vaito (design) etu (star). Cotton fabric sewn in a taorei (patchwork) technique. Pieces of cotton cut into taimana (diamond) shapes of white, yellow, red, and green arranged into a striped geometric pattern. White backing sheet. Two metal hoops sewn onto two points of the etu at the back to hang against a wall.

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