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Nancy Bag – Poinciana Seed Pods – Gabriella Baxter

$89.00

The seed pods of the Poinciana tree inspired this fabric design. Nancy is a sweet and stylish crossbody bag with oval base and adjustable strap – a very practical size.

The bag features fabric designed by Gabriella (Gabby) Baxter, a member of Nagula Jarndu, a women’s art centre in Broome, Western Australia.

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Fabric: linen (printed) and cotton (matching fabric)
Color: The feature base fabric is brown in colour and is a three-colour print with light blue, mustard and cream coloured details. The lining is honey brown.
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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 crossbody
  • 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 Australia

The fabric was hand-printed at Publisher Textiles in Sydney. 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.

Design: Poinciana Seed Pods

Gabriella is a Walmajarri woman, from Fitzroy Crossing. Gabby has participated in several Nagula Jarndu exhibitions in Broome and her work has featured at previous Darwin Aboriginal Art Fairs and Revealed Exhibitions in Fremantle. Her work consists of abstract designs that describe her grandmother’s country and is a tribute to her ancestral home lands, the Great Sandy Desert.

Art Centre: Nagula Jarndu

Yawuru Jarndu Aboriginal Corporation – trading as Nagula Jarndu (Saltwater Woman) is a Not for Profit incorporated body with a membership of 70 Indigenous women and is governed by 8 Yawuru women Directors.
Yawuru Jarndu first started operating in 1987 when it was established as an Indigenous women’s resource centre by Yawuru women, with the aim of recording oral history and preserving Yawuru language and culture.

The organisation evolved into an arts and textiles business, offering training in screen printing and dressmaking, producing fabrics for clothing and home wares, designed and made by local Indigenous artists. A retail outlet was established in 1998 called Nagula Jarndu Designs which proved a successful venture.

Fabric lengths can be purchased from the art centre website: https://www.nagulajarndu.com.au/shop/

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