Lindon Wallet – Manlabarrl (Billabong) – Injalak Ladies (grey)

$35.00

Our Lindon wallet is well made and sturdy and feels really good in your hand. Makes a lovely and unique gift.

Features fabric designed by Priscilla Badari, Lynne Nadjowh, Sylvia Badari, Katra Nganjmirra and Gabriella Maralngurra.

Free shipping in Australia.

Availability: 2 in stock

Fabric: Linen feature base cloth is a grey denim and cotton lining.
Color: The base cloth color is grey and the ink is black.

W: 11.5 cm (4.5 inches)
H: 9 cm (3.5 inches)

Features:

  • Central insert for 2 visual ID cards
  • 6 slip-in card pockets
  • Two full length pocket/compartments for notes
  • Zippered full length internal pocket
  • Limited edition – only 2 ever made
  • Fabric design story supplied with each wallet
  • Fabric hand printed in Australia
  • Can be gently hand washed

The fabric was hand screen printed in the community by local Aboriginal printers. This wallet was made by Kravan House, our Cambodian social enterprise partner that has been employing and training disabled artisans since 2003.

Please note that each wallet is unique and the placement of the fabric design is different and wonderful on each item.

Designers: Priscilla Badari, Lynne Nadjowh, Sylvia Badari, Katra Nganjmirra and Gabriella Maralngurra

Design: Manlabarrl (Billabong) 2015
This design shows all the animals living in the manlabarrl (freshwater billabong); wakih (freshwater shrimp), marrngunj (nail fish), kedjebe (file snake), ngalmangiyi (long-necked turtle), ngarderrhwo (shortneck turtle), kordbolbok (frog) and djalangkarridj-djalangkarridj (dragonflies). In Kudjewk (wet season) billabongs connect with rivers and flood plains and the fish and reptiles swim and move around. As the weather dries and water contracts to the billabongs they concentrate there again around March or April. When daluk (women) go hunting and gathering they often focus around billabongs.
This highly detailed design shows the density of life to be found in the freshwater billabongs that are a rich source of food for the Kunwinjku Aboriginal people of West Arnhem Land.

Injalak Arts is a non-profit, fully Aboriginal owned arts corporation located Gunbalanya in West Arnhem Land in remote Australia. The 300 members make beautiful arts and crafts. Their print workshop is busy with new screenprinted fabrics being created daily. They have an extraordinary 47 different fabric designs all created by the members and use lots of different base cloths (all natural fibres) and two teams of printers – men and women. Injalak Arts is registered as a charity in Australia.
Visit the Injalak Arts Etsy shop to see an amazing range of fabrics and other high quality authentic hand-made products: https://www.etsy.com/au/shop/InjalakArts

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