Silk Scarf – Bush Banana Blue by Donna Abbots

$75.00 inc. GST

Authentic Australian Aboriginal Design
100% Satin Silk
Size: Dimension: 150 cm x 42 cm (59 in x 16.5 in)

SKU: WD-SO1 Categories: ,

The textile articles sold by Aussie Products as being of Australian Aboriginal origin begin life as paintings. These are these transposed onto a range of fabrics, some of which are sold as yardage, some as quilting pre-cuts, while others are transformed into headgear, home-wares and scarves and ties.

The designs are all attributed to the original artists, and they benefit from the sale of articles made from fabrics bearing their designs.

Additional information

Weight 0.1 kg
Dimensions 15 × 8 × 5 cm
Artist Bio

Donna Abbots comes from Alice Springs, NT with a strong artistic background. Her art is very neat and imaginative. Her dreaming is ‘Bush Banana’. Her design ‘Bush Banana’ is one of the most popular fabrics featuring Aboriginal designs. Her use of colour and design makes her work unique.

Additional Information

Bush Banana is a climbing woody vine found growing on other shrubs and trees. Its flowers are creamy in colour. The thick narrow leaves grow from a short stock, and fruits are pear shaped. Bush Banana is widely distributed throughout Australia. Often vines are found growing in dry creek beds and water courses in arid zones. Bush banana is a potent plant to Aboriginal people. The fruits have good nutritional medicinal value. The extract and paste of leaves are often used to treat pains, stomach upset, flu etc. Bush Banana has got many Aboriginal names. One of the Aboriginal names is Anangkwe. Bush banana is a totemic plant that is often featured by many Aboriginal artists in their artworks.

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