Oceanic patterns…

Oceanic art is that made by native peoples from the Pacific islands, including Hawaii and Easter Island, and Australia. I briefly visited the Oceana room at the Metropolitan Museum of Art last week and took this photo of carved sheilds mounted on the ceiling:

Met-PatternsOnShields

And a closer look:

Met-PatternsOnShields copy

There are some good ideas for quilting patterns!

 

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