RECONCILIATION Aboriginal Design Recycled Mat, Black, Brown & White

2.4m Diameter

SKU: AGR12

Rated 5/5 based on 9 reviews.
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Reconciliation is about bringing people together, something Aboriginal artist Angela Marr-Grogan is passionate about. This stylish but meaningful Aboriginal mat comes in our ‘medium’ size - small enough for easy storage, but big on encouraging friends or family to gather for a yarn.

Marr-Grogan uses art to motivate stronger ties between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the wider Australian community. In Reconciliation, concentric circles symbolise community and organisations, whilst layered dot work represents people coming together to improve and build closer relationships.

Each of the Indigenous mats commissioned by Recycled Mats features images that are culturally-appropriate for sharing, sitting on or walking over. Angela draws inspiration from her identity as a Birpai/Biripi woman, with connections to the Dunghutti and Worimi people on the NSW mid north coast, and this design was developed with those affiliations in mind.

The Reconciliation mat is created using 95% recycled plastics, making it easy to clean, hard wearing and fade resistant. Celebrate cultural diversity while you enjoy your indoor story mat or outdoor camping rug from Recycled Mats. The Reconciliation design is popular as a group time mat for kindies and schools, helping children learn to sit in a circle to listen and share. Or pair it with a handy beach shelter for a relaxing day at the beach!

Reconciliation Aboriginal mats in black, brown and white are large enough to enjoy with friends, but small enough for easy cleaning and transporting. Choose an authentic, stylish Indigenous design for your home, office or classroom today! 

Name of design: Reconciliation

in of design: Australian Aboriginal

Artist: Angela Marr-Grogan  

Origin of artist: Birpai / Biripi with connections to the Dungutti and Worimi people, NSW mid north coast.

Shape: Round

Size: 2.4m diameter

Colours: Black, brown & white

Note: These mats are reversible. Photos show both sides of the same mat. Mat colours may differ slightly from the images shown due to the different inks used in individual print runs.  

Care Instructions: All our floor mats have been made to the best attainable standards from UV treated recycled polypropylene. Follow our guide to mat maintenance for cleaning and storage instructions. Our floor mats and playmats are suitable for indoor and outdoor use, but extensive exposure to sun or rain will lead to fading and deterioration over time. 

    

*More information can be found about all of our artists on our artist's blog.


Suitable uses:

  • Playmat in childcare centres and kindies
  • Library 'storytelling' rugs
  • Spread it on the floor to catch paint spills while the kids are having fun
  • Use it during school or family outings
  • Sporting occasions
  • Family reunions
  • Perfect for the beach – sand just washes or shakes off
  • Perfect for picnics in the park
  • High traffic areas
  • Brighten a classroom or kid's playroom
  • Cover an old non-usable concrete spot and bring new life to the area
  • Define a play space for children
  • BBQ areas
  • Camping
  • Dog grooming shows
  • Market stalls
  • Lounge room floors or hall runners
  • Cultural wall art
  • Wedding or other ceremonial mats
  • Going bush

Mat weight's guide:

Size Measurements Weight
XXXL 6 x 2.4m 6.5 kg
XXL 4 x 2.4m 4 kg
XL 3 x 3m 3.6 kg
Large 2.7 x 2.7m 3.4 kg
Medium 2.7 x 1.8m 2.4 kg
Family size 2.1 x 1.5m 2 kg
Small 1.8 x 0.9m 0.9 kg
Square 1.8 x 1.8m 2 kg
Runners 2.7 x 0.9m 1.1 kg
Round XL 3m 3.5 kg
Round L 2.7m 3 kg
Round M 2.4m 2.2 kg
Round S 1.8m 2 kg
Door Mats 70cm x 45cm approx 1 kg

(AGR12)

SKU AGR12
Barcode # 797776540105
Shipping Weight 2.5000kg
Shipping Width 0.360m
Shipping Height 0.070m
Shipping Length 0.810m
Shipping Cubic 0.020412m3

Beautiful B&W

By: on 12 September 2017
This beautifully patterned mat is perfect for the impromptu picnic, it is large enough to accommodate several people/ children. Provides a secure place for rest and food sharing in any environment, I love it stays in the boot of my car for the relaxing sunshine stop. Love the authentic design.
(5)

Fantastic Mat

By: on 18 June 2017
We have purchased five of these mats, both as gifts and one for ourselves. They are a great teaching tool, a great place to sit and yarn, and a great way of promoting reconciliation.
(5)

Awesome

By: on 15 January 2017
Very happy with the product. Came very quick and my wife is very happy with it. Happy Wife, happy life.
(5)

RECONCILIATION Everybody should have a piece of th

By: on 5 December 2016
I've now purchased 2 of these, this one is such a symbolic design. Reconciliation is everybody's business. My 6 year old loves this mat, we have it perfectly placed in front of bookcases, he respectfully sits on one of the Circular Design Features and reads quietly
(5)

Plastic material

By: on 1 December 2016
When I received our reconciliation mat we loved the pattern and colour but didn't realise it was a plastic type material as was going to put it in our lounge. Probably due to me misreading the advert. We've put it on our patio now. Glad we're supporting people making them tho.
(4)

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