DANCING WOMBAT Tea towel – WARENDJ THE WOMBAT, 375ML CAPACITY, ALPERSTEIN DESIGNS, MELBOURNE, VICTORIA
This is a delightful fine bone china mug that comes in a equally stunning packaged box featuring the beautiful Dancing Wombat indigenous design; information about Mick Harding, the artist; and also the inspiration for this design.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Mick Harding was born in Melbourne and belongs to the Yowung-Illam-Baluk clan of the Taungurung people. This is a tribe of the Kulin nation.
He draws inspiration from the legends of his people which inspire his original artworks, and reflect the unique symbols and artifacts of South East Australia. Not only are his works very beautiful, but also each of the artworks he creates is linked to a indigenous story.
ABOUT THE DESIGN
Warendj Wombat is a solitary fella. He is a vegetarian who spends most of the day in his burrow safe under the ground.
He is most active at dawn and dusk, when he spends hours grazing on his favourite food, native grasses.
He follows Bunjils Law, which is about looking after our country.