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Aboriginal Designed Rug/Wall Hanging

Aboriginal Designed Rug/Wall Hanging

By Daisybell Kulyuru.


These uniquely designed rugs are finished to a very high standard. Wool is used to embroider the pattern which is then stitched onto a heavy weight canvas which serves as the backing for each rug/wall hanging. The underside of the rug has been prepared with an anti-slip surface. To use as a wall-hanging, there is a fold-over on one side of each piece to allow for rods to pass through.


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Dimensions: 61x91cm

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Handmade by Better World Arts

Carolyn Wilson created a joint venture between B W Trading and Kaltjiti Arts, one of the art centres in the isolated Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands.

$199.00

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PRODUCT CODE: 7H0837

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Description

By Daisybell Kulyuru.


These uniquely designed rugs are finished to a very high standard. Wool is used to embroider the pattern which is then stitched onto a heavy weight canvas which serves as the backing for each rug/wall hanging. The underside of the rug has been prepared with an anti-slip surface. To use as a wall-hanging, there is a fold-over on one side of each piece to allow for rods to pass through.



This is a teaching painting, describing a dry season in Damien’s homeland, Mount Liebig, in the Northern Territory. It illustrates aspects of landscape and culture that was told to Damien by his great-grandparents. Women sit with children collecting bush potatoes (the red shapes at the top of the painting) and are preparing for inma (ceremony). One man, wati, sits down with his waru (spear). Controlled burnings are taking place as the spinifex is dry, and this means good fruits can grow. The small star-like symbols represent women’s body paint that the women paint on each other for inma. A dry creekbed runs through the painting (in red and white), and there are cracks in the claypans, dried rockholes (tjukula), and sandhills (tali).

Dimensions: 61x91cm

Availability: In stock

Aboriginal Designed Rug/Wall Hanging

$199.00
Producer

Better World Arts

Better World Arts (BWA) has been operating for over two decades. They work with Australian Aboriginal artists from remote communities across Australia. Artists benefit from royalties paid to them on a monthly basis and art centres benefit from a substantial profit share paid on their investments. Having culturally appropriate opportunities, artists are able to supplement rural income by practicing age old traditions in their own homes located in remote beautiful villages.

 

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