Cushion Cover 40cm Carol Puruntatmeri

$65.95

Brand: BETTER WORLD ARTS

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Artist: Carol Puruntatmeri. During Ceremony on the Tiwi Islands a series of “Yoi”, dances are performed, some are totemic (matrilineal) and others act out newly composed songs. Participants are painted with turtiyanginari (natural ochres) transforming the dancers and protecting them against mapurtiti (spirits). These designs are collectively called Jilamara. These beautiful, unique textiles are a cross-cultural collaboration combining Aboriginal designs and traditional Kashmiri rug-making techniques. Chain stitched, using hand dyed wool, each is a completely handmade piece. Purchase of these products guarantees a direct return to the Aboriginal artist and their community. As these products are handmade, there maybe minor variations in dye and design. NOTE: Does not include insert.

SKU: 1010J


Artist: Carol Puruntatmeri. During Ceremony on the Tiwi Islands a series of “Yoi”, dances are performed, some are totemic (matrilineal) and others act out newly composed songs. Participants are painted with turtiyanginari (natural ochres) transforming the dancers and protecting them against mapurtiti (spirits). These designs are collectively called Jilamara.
 
These beautiful, unique textiles are a cross-cultural collaboration combining Aboriginal designs and traditional Kashmiri rug-making techniques. Chain stitched, using hand dyed wool, each is a completely handmade piece. Purchase of these products guarantees a direct return to the Aboriginal artist and their community. As these products are handmade, there maybe minor variations in dye and design. NOTE: Does not include insert.

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