PARRYING SHIELD MEDIUM - GUGRA POSSUM CLOAK DESIGN
Medium Parrying Malgarr with Gugra Possum Skin 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 aboutthe artist, artefact and design.
All designs are based on traditional symbols from
South East Australia.
Size: Medium Wide PMM
Measurements: 700mm L x 120mm 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.