Cushion Cover | Wool 40cm | Betsy Lewis | Multicoloured
Local label Better World Arts create beautiful, unique textiles through cross-cultural collaboration- combining Australian Aboriginal artworks with traditional Kashmiri rug-making techniques. A shining example of a project that benefits two at risk populations living thousands of kilometres apart - providing them with meaningful work opportunities and income on their homelands. Purchase of these products guarantees a direct return to the Aboriginal artist and their community, and to the Artisan community in Kashmir. This stunning cushion cover is entirely handmade and ready to take centre stage on your couch.
Artist Information: Betsy Lewis Napangardi was a traditional Warlpiri woman from the Yuendumu Community region. She was born in the bush just west of Yuendumu in the 1940’s and spent her life living and painting in Yuendumu. She painted at the Aboriginal Art Centre Warlukurlangku until 2008.
Artwork Information: Mina Mina describes the journey of a group of women of all ages who travelled east gathering food, collecting Ngalyipi (snake vine) and performing ceremonies as they travelled. This painting shows the motion of the digging sticks as the women move them to dig.
Materials: Hand dyed wool.
Size: 40 x 40cm (cushion insert not included)
Zip Closure on reverse
Cushion insert not included.
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