Tivaivai: The Social Fabric of the Cook Islands

Price $64.99

Authors: Susanne Küchler amd Andrea Eimke
Publication date: October 2010

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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Extent: 144 pp
Illustrations: 100 full-colour and b&w
Format: 297 x 210 mm
Binding: PB


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