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She remembers “…After I got married, my mother taught me my father’s Tjukurrpa in the sand, that’s what I’m painting on the canvas”, a women’s interpretation.\u003c\/p\u003e"}

Indigenous Cushion Cover Watiya Tjuta Tree

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These beautiful cushions are a cross-cultural collaboration combining Aboriginal art designs and Kashmiri handicrafts.

Dimensions: 40cm * 40cm 

Chain Stitch is a traditional Kashmiri handicraft and important to the local economy. This work is produced in remote villages and provides an important suplimentary income between harvests. Wool is dyed in situ and groups of people gather in family homes with friends to do the work. Finished works are washed in nearby streams. The stitching is done by hand using an "aari' a sharp hooked tool similar to a crochet hook.

Has traditional Kasmiri Button Closure on the canvas reverse side

The Artists: Receive monthly royalties for their artworks.

Artist: Mitjili Napurrula

Mitjili paints the Watiya Tjuta tree. Mitjili’s style is unique and recognisable. The Watiya Tjuta in Mitjili’s paintings is her father’s Tjukurrpa (dreaming) in Ilyingaungau country (Gibson Desert). This was passed down to her by her mother, Tjunkayi Napaltjareri when story telling, using the same to draw the story as it is told in the traditional way. She remembers “…After I got married, my mother taught me my father’s Tjukurrpa in the sand, that’s what I’m painting on the canvas”, a women’s interpretation.

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