Silk Scarf – Bush Dreamings of Utopia by Tanya Price Nangala

$75.00 inc. GST

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

SKU: WD-SBDUP 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

Weight0.40 kg
Dimensions23 × 15 × 2 cm
Artist Bio

Tanya Price Nangala was born in 1976 in the Utopia region of the Northern Territory. Utopia is located approximately 300km from Alice Springs and is home to many well-established artists. Her language group is Anmatyerre.
Tanya comes from the most famous painting family based in Utopia and her relatives include artists such as Minnie Pwerle and Gloria Petyarre. Tanya learned to paint by watching her Aunty, senior artist Gracie Morton Pwerle.
Tanya predominantly paints the bush tucker and flowers found in the harsh desert lands of Utopia. She is a recognised artist who learnt her Dreaming stories from her grandparents.

Story:

Annual rainfall is very low however after the winter rains, the country bursts into life with colourful flowers and bush foods. The women still go out to this day to collect these special plants, seeds and fruits which can be used for many things including as a food source rich with vitamins and bush medicine.

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