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Handmade chainstitch cushion cover, designed by Aboriginal artists, cotton backing, wool crewelwork, zip closure. 410x410mm (16x16”) Sold unfilled.
This traditional Kashmiri handicraft vitally supplements an often fluctuating rural income. Wool is custom dyed to match the original artist's image and hand-stitched onto a cotton base. Each cushion is backed with natural coloured cotton canvas, and closes with a zip. Please note cushion fillers are not included. Royalties are paid to the artists for sales of this product.
Story: 'Ngurunderi Hunts' by Cedric Varcoe. When Ngurunderi came down the Murray River in his canoe, chasing the big Murray Cod, he formed the Murray River, Lakes and everything in Ngarrindjeri Country. He also made the Ngarrindjeri People, who live in the River Murray, Lakes and Coorong. He taught everyone the lore, dance, song and everything they needed to survive and live day today. This painting was completed during a developmental workshop with Better World Arts, supported by Arts SA. Cedric experimented with colour and line to evolve his work into a bold and flowing style, saturated with life and passion.
Material: Cotton Backing, wool crewelwork