Cultural Perspectives of Textiles

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Travel around the world with your textile’s students on a journey of cultural experience and learning!

Use this resource to guide your students through a variety of cultural uses of textiles that will strengthen their understanding of textiles as an expressive or functional medium within society.

This resource includes a PowerPoint presentation and student worksheets that go hand in hand. You can use this resource to facilitate a whole class collaborative approach, or you can set students up to use this resource as an opportunity for autonomous learning.

Teacher instructions are also provided to give you clarity. This resource can be differentiated at your discretion based on the needs of your students.

Pack includes:

  • 19-slide PowerPoint
  • 5-page Student Worksheet
  • A3 Cultural Textiles World Map

Relevant to:


  • describe how people from a range of cultures including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples use textiles as an expressive and functional medium, for example: (ACTDEK040)
  • shisha mirror works in Indian culture to ward off evil
  • woven items produced by Aboriginal Peoples, eg fish traps, baskets
  • elephant foot pattern, in Hmong culture represents prosperity

QLD Senior Fashion 2019

Core topic 1: Fashion culture

  • What are the historical and cultural influences that impact on the elective context?
  • How do historical and cultural influences impact on the design challenge you are undertaking?

WA Design & Technology Yr11 & Yr12

  • historical, social and cultural sources of design inspiration

VIC Product Design and Technology 2020

historical and contemporary design movements, cultures or styles and how they can inspire new product designs


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