WALL SHIELD MEDIUM - GUGRA POSSUM CLOAK DESIGN

WALL SHIELD MEDIUM - GUGRA POSSUM CLOAK DESIGN

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Wall Malgarr with Gugra Possum Cloak Design. 

Traditionally malgarr ( shields ) were used with liyangayil ( fighting clubs) 
for hand to hand combat with our enemies.  I have replicated the shape of these shields in my artwork.

Walert the Possum is a night feeder, and a day sleeper. We use possum skins to make Gugra or possum skin cloaks, which we wear to keep warm.  We decorate the cloaks and wear them in our traditional ceremony

Hand crafted in Australia from Australian Red Cedar timber. 

All artefacts come with an information card.  The card has information about the artist, artefact and design.  All designs are based on traditional symbols from South East Australia.

Size: Medium WMM

Measurements: 550mm L x 125mm W x 20mm Deep  Please note: Due to these items being handmade, these measurements are approximate only.

Shields come with a hanger attached to the back ( see photo ) to make
for easy hanging on your wall. Photo One shows front, Photo Two shows the back.

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