Scarf Woven Design Lenzig Modal Josette Papajua

Local label Better World Arts work with Aboriginal artists from remote communities across Australia, from Arnhem Land to Central and the Western Desert regions, to create beautiful, functional and wearable artworks. 

100% Wool

200 x 70 cm 

About the Artwork: 

During Ceremony on the Tiwi Islands a series of “Yoi”, dances are performed, some are totemic (matrilineal) and others act out newly composed songs. Participants are painted with turtiyanginari (natural ochres) transforming the dancers and protecting them against mapurtiti (spirits). These designs are collectively called Jilamara.

Collections: FASHION, Scarves

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