Heart Truth - 'Nga Kau Pono'

Rose McLeod

Type Quilts
Title Heart Truth - 'Nga Kau Pono'
Measurements.Dimensions 90cm x 110cm
Materials.Medium Cotton (textile)
Materials.Support Wool batting
Techniques Hand and machine sewn.
Techniques Hand quilted
Creator.Personal name Rose McLeod
Role Artist
Date.Creation 1999
Location.Current Repository NZDA Collection
Digital image.
Location.Current Site Owned by Pineaha Murray. Auckland.
ID Number.NZDA Number poi_ap_romc_003
Style/Period.Period 1990's
Culture New Zealand
Subject Abstract shapes, eye shape, spirals, red and black triangles, koru shape, border of triangles.
Subject Artist's personal expression of her heritage.
Relation.part of Series of quilts
From a series giving expression to the artist's Maori heritage.
Description The patterns and symbols Rose has used in this quilt have a link with Maori design. Rose, was exploring her own Maori heritage in this series of quilts and chose these as a way to express her background.
Source Rose Mcleod
Rose Mcleod provided information about this work in 2000.
Source Jean Clarkson
Reseacher, image analysis and interpretation.
Rights Rose Mcleod
Permission was given by the artist to present this work in the NZDA.

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