• Samantha Harris says that when her and her mum are apart, she calls her almost five times a day! (Instagram)Source: Instagram
A beautiful large vase decorated in traditional dot artwork takes up floor space in the model's home
Sophie Verass

5 Sep 2016 - 3:56 PM  UPDATED 5 Sep 2016 - 3:56 PM

One of Australia's most famous models who made history as the second Aboriginal woman on the cover of Vogue magazine, Samantha Harris gave her Instagram followers a sneak peak into her home this week.

Rather than seeing a walk-in wardrobe or designer scented candles like most #homeinterior snaps from celebs, Harris' "most prized possession" is a large floor-standing vase, donning the Aboriginal flag and the colours of the Torres Strait Islander flag. 

The piece was designed and painted by her mum, Myrna Sussye, a member of the stolen generations, from the Dunghutti tribe near Kempsey. With over 1,000 likes, Sussye's artwork has impressed the internet and Harris replied to the 'wow-ed' commentators saying, " ... I had no idea she could paint something like this. It's so beautiful".

Harris is a proud Indigenous woman, having stood as an ambassador for many Aboriginal organisations and events. Last year as a contestant for Dancing with the Stars, Harris was dancing for #inkforgood, an initiative that aims to get rid of scabies in remote Indigenous communities.  

Here are some more artifacts, adornments, artworks and clothing owned by other famous faces, who show them off with pride.




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