Wrapped in a Possum Skin Cloak PDF ePub eBook

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Wrapped in a Possum Skin Cloak free pdf Prior to 1830 almost everyone in Victoria and other parts of south-eastern Australia had their own possum skin cloak to wear during winter and to use for a mattress or blanket. Cloaks were incised with intricate designs representing clan identity and the natural world. This book tells the story of four Victorian women (Lee Darroch, Treahna Hamm, Vicki and Debra Couzens) who in 1999 decided to revive the cloak-making tradition of their people.

About Amanda Reynolds

Amanda Jane Reynolds is a senior curator at the Australian Museum in Sydney, Australia, who has worked in curatorial roles at Old Parliament House and the National Museum of Australia in Canberra. She is the editor of "Keeping Culture: Aboriginal Tasmania."

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Author : Amanda Reynolds
Publisher : National Museum of Australia
Data Published : 01 October 2005
ISBN : 1876944366
EAN : 9781876944360
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 84 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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