The first drawing in a set of three. This doll is wearing traditional Maori dress worn by members of Kapa Haka groups for concerts and events, she wears a Kahu huruhuru (feather cloak) Pari (bodice) Tipare (headband) two Poi (balls on string) which are swung to music and song and are hanging from her waistband of her Piupiu (flax skirt) around her neck is a Pounamu pendant.
'Koa' and her little Maori doll tribe of three make a gorgeous set, also available framed in black, white or natural. Treat yourself or a loved one to these retro relics that pull on the nostalgic heart strings!
Original Medium: Acrylic and graphite on paper
Melissa Sharplin's Art Prints and paintings are created in Wanaka, New Zealand.