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Possum skin
(c. 1985)

Medium
screenprinted on silk taffeta
Measurements
300.0 × 120.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Sydney, New South Wales
Accession Number
CT433-1994
Department
Indigenous Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of Waltons Limited, Fellow, 1994
© Euphemia Bostock/Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Fabric length of black silk taffeta, screenprinted with gold metallic abstract design representing patterns incised on the possum skin sloaks worn by tribes before white settlement.