Scarf | Woven Modal | Murdie Nampijinpa Morris | Pink and Purple Tones

This stunning wool scarf is large, extremely detailed and super soft to the touch! 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. A shining example of a project that benefits at risk populations by providing them with meaningful work opportunities and income on their traditional homelands. Purchase of these products guarantees a direct return to the Aboriginal artist and their community.

Artist Information: Murdie (Maudie) Nampijinpa Morris was born in the 1930s at Rabbit Flat, a tiny settlement in the middle of the harsh Tanami Desert, NT. Murdie has been painting with Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation, an Aboriginal owned and governed art centre located in Yuendumu, since 2012. She uses an unrestricted palette to develop a modern interpretation of her traditional culture.

Artwork Information: Two dog ancestors, a Jampijinpa and a Napangardi, travelled from the west to the east. They dug holes in the ground and created 'warnirri' (rockholes) and 'ngapa' (waterholes) as they went. The two dogs separated. Eventually Jampijinpa became lonely and howled for Napangardi in the south. She came running to him, and they married each other at Ngarnka.

Materials: Woven Lenzing Modal
Size: 200 x 70cm

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