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Godber, Albert Percy, 1876-1949 :[Drawings of Maori rafter patterns]. 16. 22W. MA22; 17. 21W. MA21; and, 18. 25W. MA25. Puhoro. [1939-1947].

Reference Number: E-302-q-1-016/018

16 is a pattern of Tamati Ngakoho, the decorator of Ropata Wahawaha's famous house "Waiomatatini" on the Waiapu River. The straight crossbars and other details are foreign to earlier models.18 is an Arawa pattern known as "puhoro". This pattern was modified to make a beginning of the design, and the modification is shown in No 20 (30W). "There were some fine examples of this pattern in the "Tama-te-Kapua" house at Ohinemutu but they have been spoilt by restoration".

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, Ethnographic images and Ink drawings, related to Albert Percy Godber, Tamati Ngakaho, Ngati Porou, Te Arawa and Kowhaiwhai.

Part of:
Godber, Albert Percy, 1876-1949 :[Drawings of Maori rafter patterns] [1939?]-1947. No. 1. 1-31., Reference Number E-302-q-1 (11 digitised items)
Godber, Albert Percy, 1876-1949 :[Drawings of Maori rafter patterns or kowhaiwhai] [1939?]-1947, Reference Number E-302-q (72 digitised items)

Extent: 3 watercolour(s)Ink and watercolour, 75 x 295 mm (each) in sketchbook. Single art work

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Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-008024)

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