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Nancy Bag – Billabong

$110.00

Nancy is a sweet and stylish crossbody bag with oval base and adjustable strap – a very practical size.

Fabric designed by Patricia McTaggert of Merrepen Arts in the Northern Territory and hand printed in Australia.

Free shipping in Australia

Availability: 1 in stock

Fabric: Linen/cotton feature fabric. Lining and matching fabric is cotton.

Colour: The base cloth is ‘chop’ brown and the design is printed offset in two colors: orange and pale yellow

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H: 25 cm (10 inches)
W: 25 cm (10 inches)
Base: 16 cm/6.25 inches.

Features

  • Fully lined
  • Zip closure
  • Adjustable strap
  • Can be worn on the shoulder or cross body
  • Oval base makes its capacity generous
  • External zipper pocket on rear
  • Internal zip pocket
  • Quality notions
  • Limited edition (only 5 made)
  • Fabric hand printed in Wadeye community, NT Australia

This bag was made by Kravan House, our partner social enterprise that has been employing, training and supporting disabled artisans in Cambodia since 2003. It is one of Cambodia’s oldest social enterprises.

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

Designer:
Patricia Marfurra McTaggert

Design:
Sweet and stylish crossbody bag with oval base and adjustable strap – a very practical size.
The bag features fabric designed by Patricia Marfurra McTaggert, an artist who is a member of Merrepen Arts in Daly River in the NT. She has depicted the plants growing in a billabong including beautiful water lilies.
Fully lined with external zip to close, a rear pocket with zip (shown) and internal zip pocket too.
The strap is long enough to make it a cross-body bag or worn over the shoulder. Very well constructed with brass fittings. The final photo shows someone (me!) holding a Nancy Bag to show scale.
The Nancy bag has straight sides but appears slightly sloped when filled because of the base. The base makes it roomy inside. See the final pic for example of how the bag looks when worn (but different design) to give scale.

Art centre
Palgunun Wurnangat Aboriginal (PWA) Corporation (also known as Wadeye Women) oversees a range of community-based projects designed to preserve and promote Aboriginal culture and tradition, whilst developing self-sustaining businesses and programs run by, and for, all aboriginal people within the community. Palngun Wurnangat means ‘women all together‘, or ‘all the women here‘ in Murrinhpatha – the main language spoken in the Thamarrurr region. The Thamarrurr region is approximately 380kms South-West of Darwin and extends from Daly River to the Western Australian border in the Joseph Bonaparte Gulf.

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