Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Raranga Pari Hapu • Woven Bodice

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  • Medium: harakeke (New Zealand flax fibre), framework in korari (stalks of flax)
  • Size: 60 × 17 × 8 inches (on stand)
  • Reference Code: KX30607

Over the years I have been weaving forms of women in their many guises. This piece is woven to represent the hapu (pregnant form). It is celebrating women, birth, and life cycles.