Liddy Walker Tea Towel

$20.95

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This beautiful Liddy Walker tea towel is a unique Australian Made gift that will brighten the office kitchen or home kitchen with the colours of Australia.

Each tea towel is unique and features a slightly different selection of the work of Liddy Napanangka Walker who is an indigenous artist with a global reputation, belonging to the Warlukurlangu Artists of Tuendumu community. The work comes with more information about the work (Wakirlpirri Jukurrpa) and the artist.

Made in Australia.

In stock

Description

Liddy Walker TEA TOWEL, 45CM X 75CM (APPROX, ALPERSTEIN DESIGNS, MELBOURNE, VICTORIA

This is a delightful cotton tea towel featuring the beautiful Wakiripirri Jukurrpa (Dogwood Tree Bean Dreaming)  design, and made in Australia.

ABOUT THE DESIGN – WAKIRIPIRRI JUKURRPA (Dogwood Tree Bean Dreaming)

The main motif of this painting depicts the Wakirlpirri tree. a sweet drink is made from this plant.  Boomerangs, dancing boards for ceremony and other implements are made from this wood.

This Dreaming travels from Jarrarda-Jarrayi hrough to Puturlu (Mt Theo) west of Yendumu.

The Dreaming belongs to Japanangka and Japangardi men, Napanangka and Napangardi women.

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST – LIDDY NAPANANGKA WALKER

Liddy Napanangka Walker was born at Mt Doreen and spent her younger years living with her family in bush camps.

She regularly visits her country around Mt Theo and west of Yuendumu. She has lived in Yuendumu, a Warlpiri community in the Tanami 300km Northwest of Alice Springs, since it was first established and has worked in the community in various pastoral care roles including as a cook.

She started painting on canvas not long after Warlukurlangu Artists and Aboriginal Association was established and is now one of its most senior members.

Liddy Napanangka Walker has been exhibiting her artwork since 1985 throughout Australia and around the world; including exhibitions in: England, USA, France, Germany, the Netherlands, South Korea, UAE and Singapore.

Liddy’s works are featured in the collections of Major Art Institutions in Australia and around the world.

Additional information

Weight .1 kg
Dimensions 45 × 75 × 1 cm

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