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Ponponpoorramook - Meerreeng-an Here Is My Country - Culture Victoria
Here Is My Country - Creation and CountryIn Gunditjmara culture we have two totemic moieties, the Re…
A Red Woollen Thread
This cloak is thought to be Forster No. 103 'A dogskin coat' 1886.1.1132 Maori Cloak It is made of muka, the prepared fibre of the New Zealand flax plant (Phormium tenax), twined in the whatu aho rua technique (double-pair weft-twining). The 100th aho row, is in whatu aho patahi (single-pair weft-twining) - this is the only row made in this technique. The cloak was worn as a paepaeroa, with the aho rows vertical. There are 7 whenu warps per cm with a 6-7mm spacing between each aho weft row…