Tivaivai: The Social Fabric of the Cook Islands

Authors: Susanne Küchler and Andrea Eimke
Publication date: October 2010
NZ RRP (incl. GST): $64.99
Extent: 144 pp
Illustrations: 100 full-colour plates and black and white images
Format: 297mm x 210mm
Binding: PB
ISBN: 978-1-877385-74-2

Out of print.

Beautifully illustrated and informative, this book gives the reader a unique insight into the tradition of tivaivai (quilt-making) in the Cook Islands.

A visual feast will inspire both the quilt enthusiast and those interested in fabric and design. This publication explores all facets of the tivaivai – from its design and creation, to the special role it plays in connecting people to their communities.

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