Harakeke chest plate with red silk cord

This garment is part of Shona Tawhiao's Rakeitia to Adorn collection. It featured at the Melbourne Fashion Festival in 2016.


Credit: Photo by Mariska Duke
Copyright: Image © Shona Tawhiao
Designer: Shona Tawhiao
Manufacturing location: Mount Maunganui
Garment type: Chest plate, helmet, mohawk, overpiece
Material: Harakeke flax, silk cord
Features: Silk cord using the whatu technique overpiece
Colour: Black, red
Label: Tawhiao
Date: 2016