Size: 40 cm x 40 cm (16 x 16 inches)
Fabric: wool (front) and cotton (back)
Artist: Karen Napaljarri Barnes
About the design: Rooster
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. Karen has painted a series of works that depict the birds around Yuendumu. These works largely relate to parrots, finches and other wildlife, but in this painting Karen has painted a beautiful rooster, one of her favourite Yuendumu birds.
About the BWA chainstitch (gabba) 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.