Warliyajarrayi by Roseranna Larry – Caramel Cotton

$55.00$220.00

A new design (2022) hand screen-printed on quality cotton. Excellent weight for clothing or homewares.

Designed by an Aboriginal artist living in Haasts Bluff in Central Australia. Made by Ikuntji Artists. Printed in Australia.

Free shipping in Australia.

  • Ink color: Black and Cream
  • Base cloth color: Caramel Brown
  • Composition: Trapper Drill 100% Cotton
  • Width: 145 cm
  • Weight of base cloth: 172 gsm
  • The artist is paid royalties for every metre printed.

Design: This design by Roseanna Larry shows the ‘Warliyajarrayi Story’

This story was passed down to the artist from Old Lady Napaltjarri Morton. The painting shows the story of Janyanpartinya Creek (Mount Campbell). The kingki/tjanpa and milarrpa watinki/ukurrukurru tjuta (boogey men and women) live near this creek.

The old ladies can sing the boogey men and women so that they come.

Ikuntji Artists: the first art centre established by women in the Australian Aboriginal Western Desert Art Movement. Already in the 1980s women began painting in Haasts Bluff in the aged care facility. They had been instructed by their husbands and fathers, and they had often assisted them in completing their paintings. By the early 1990s these women artists decided to pursue setting up their own art centre. Ikuntji is an Aboriginal owned, non-profit Aboriginal Corporation.

Printed by:
Publisher Textiles & Papers in Sydney is one of Australia’s leading print houses. Focused on producing original patterns through traditional hand-screen printing methods they create bold and colourful textiles, hand printed wallpaper, clothing and fabric. www.publishertextiles.com.au

Fabric care instructions:
Gentle cold/ warm hand wash. Do not bleach, warm rinse well, do not tumble dry, cool iron only, dry cleanable (P).

Length

0.5 m, 1 m, 1.5 m, 2 m

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