Size: 40 cm x 40 cm (16 x 16 inches)
Fabric: wool (front) and cotton (back)
Colour: the flat photo is colour accurate, the filled cushion is a little fluoro
Artist: Karen Napaljarri Barnes
About the design: Maliki (Dog)
Karen is an animal lover. As well as Jukurrpa (Dreaming Stories) Karen paints birds and other animals that live in and surround the community at Yuendumu. this lively dog is one of the local residents. The art centre at Yuendumu, Walrukurlangu, has funded a healthy dogs program, successfully improving the life of the dogs as well as the residents.
About the BWA chainstitch kilim products
These beautiful, unique textiles are a cross-cultural collaboration combining Aboriginal designs and traditional Kashmiri rug-making techniques. Chain stitched, using hand dyed wool, each is a completely handmade piece. A more empowering way to work, this brings many direct benefits to the artists’ and their community. Control and ownership of intellectual property are also maintained. Purchase of these products guarantees a direct return to the Aboriginal artist and their community.
CARE INSTRUCTIONS: These cushion covers feel great and are fabulously hardwearing – we can vouch for that.
Do not put place/use in direct sunlight or colors may fade. To clean – dry cleaning recommended. It is possible with careful hand-wash in warm water using a wool detergent. Creases can be ironed out on a wool (low) steam setting.