Korowai Christening - Paua
Size : 320 x 320mm.
Made with real feathers that have been dyed.
Feathers wrap around to inside.
Made in New Zealand.
Meaning of the banding:
The Poutama (step-like pattern) has both religious and educational meanings. The steps symbolize levels of attainment and advancement. This pattern represents the staircase that the god Tane climbed to heaven to get the three baskets of knowledge for the Maori people.