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Portrait of unidentified Aboriginal woman wearing a possum skin cloak, carrying a child on her back, South Australia, ca. National Library of Australia. Aboriginal Culture, Aboriginal Artists, Aboriginal People, Aboriginal Education, Indigenous Education, We Are The World, People Of The World, Australian Aboriginal History, Australian Aboriginals

Portrait of unidentified Aboriginal woman wearing a possum skin cloak, carrying a child on her back, South Australia, ca. 1870s? [picture]

Photo by Samuel White Sweet, 1825-1886. Portrait of unidentified Aboriginal woman wearing a possum skin cloak, carrying a child on her back, South Australia, ca. 1870s?

The Djargurd Wurrong possum skin cloak was worn by Gunditjmara Elder Ivan Couzens at the Opening Cer… Aboriginal History, Aboriginal Culture, Aboriginal Artists, Textile Artists, Aboriginal Education, Indigenous Education, Indigenous Art, Dinosaur Design, Animal Totems

Possum skin cloak: Djargurd Wurrong - Possum Skin Cloaks - Culture Victoria

The Djargurd Wurrong possum skin cloak was worn by Gunditjmara Elder Ivan Couzens at the Opening Cer…

'Figures in possum skin cloaks', by William Barak [Wurundjeri National Gallery of Victoria. Possum skin cloaks/rugs were commonly bought by diggers from local indigenous people (in NE Vic, from inhabitants of the Tangambalanga reserve). Australian Aboriginal History, Australian Painters, Australian Art, Aboriginal Culture, Aboriginal People, Aboriginal Art, Kunst Der Aborigines, Between Two Worlds, Sustainable Textiles

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'Figures in possum skin cloaks', 1898, by William Barak [Wurundjeri (c.1824–1903)], National Gallery of Victoria. Possum skin cloaks/rugs were commonly bought by diggers from local indigenous people (in NE Vic, from inhabitants of the Tangambalanga reserve).

 Born 1949 Possum Skin Cloak 2000 Possum skin, paint x 115 cm "The safety and the warmth of a cloak is a real thing, you wrap it around you and c. Indigenous Education, Indigenous Art, Aboriginal Culture, Aboriginal Art, Australian Aboriginal History, First Nations, Design Projects, Outdoor Blanket, Country

Possum Skin Cloak - Meerreeng-an Here Is My Country - Culture Victoria

Wrap Culture Around You - Cloaks, Clothing and JewelleryThe safety and the warmth of a cloak is a re…

Phoebe Nicholson wore the Wadi Wadi cloak at the opening ceremony of the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth… Aboriginal Education, Aboriginal Culture, Aboriginal Art, Australian Aboriginal History, A Child Is Born, Indigenous Art, First Nations, Victoria, Cloaks

Possum skin cloak: Wadi Wadi - Possum Skin Cloaks - Culture Victoria

Phoebe Nicholson wore the Wadi Wadi cloak at the opening ceremony of the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth…

Margie West, Strings Through the Heart: the proliferation of coiling across Australia Indigenous Australian Art, Indigenous Art, Small Quilts, Creative Thinking, National Museum, Textile Art, Fiber Art, Weaving, Artisan

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Possum skin cloaks markings #quiltytourist Bath Towels, Quilt Blocks, Cloaks, Curtains, Quilts, Blanket, Rugs, Instagram Posts, Crafts

Instagram post by Alyce Blyth • Sep 30, 2016 at 2:07am UTC

103 Likes, 6 Comments - Alyce Blyth (@blossomheartquilts) on Instagram: “Possum skin cloaks markings #quiltytourist”