Pineapple Quilt made by Ofa Alisi Fiefia is an excellent example of Tongan
monomono piecework. The fruit design reflects her island home and the
repetitive geometric pattern is similar to those found on Tongan bark
(tapa) cloth. Using a machine to piece and leaving the top unquilted makes
monomono's quick to produce. They are often given for gifts at weddings,
funerals and other community functions.
Polynesian Gift to Utah is made possible by a