Story: Possums

Possum–merino wrap (3rd of 3)

Possum–merino wrap

Developed in the 1990s, blends of possum fur and merino wool have been marketed as luxury yarns. The model is wearing a wrap woven from a possum–merino blend and trimmed with black possum fur.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 29 June 2005, p. 25

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Gerard Hutching, 'Possums - Spread of possums', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 May 2022)

Story by Gerard Hutching, published 24 Nov 2008, updated 1 Jul 2015