Nancy Bag – Echidna – Bridget Bunduck


This is a quirky and playful fabric print that is a perennial favourite with its echidna spikes. Nancy is a sweet and stylish crossbody bag with oval base and adjustable strap – a very practical size.

Fabric designed by Bridget Bunduck and hand printed at Palngun Wurnangat Women’s Centre in Wadeye (Port Keats) in the Northern Territory of Australia

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Fabric: linen/cotton (printed) and cotton (matching fabric)
Color: The feature base fabric is ‘duck egg blue’ in colour and the design is offset printed in turquoise and white. The lining is blue.
H: 25 cm (10 inches)
W: 25 cm (10 inches)
Base: 16 cm/6.25 inches.


  • 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)
  • Design story supplied with each bag
  • Fabric hand printed in Wadeye community in the 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: Bridget Bunduck

Design: Echidna by artists Bridget Bunduck of Palngun Wurnangat (Wadeye Women) in the Northern Territory Australia and hand printed in Australia.

Bridget is a Tharnpa woman from Wadeye, and a self-taught artist. She has worked at Palngun Wurnangat Aboriginal Corporation since 2009 and is an integral part of the design and production team. Bridget is the great-granddaughter of Nym Bunduck – one of Australia’s most significant bark painters – whose art is held in national collections including the National Gallery of Australia and NSW Art Gallery. Bridget’s designs are humorous and classic – based on stories and experiences from her country and her life. She has three children and loves fishing and picking pandanus to make dilly bags.

“The echidna is one of the animals in my dreaming. There are lots of echidnas in Wadeye especially on the land around Air Force creek.”

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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