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Cushion – Stephen Martin – Spirit Man

$68.00 inc. GST

Monochrome design in pure wool, fair trade 40 cm cushion cover adds warmth and texture to your home. Front of each cushion is embroidered with wool yarn and back is cotton canvas.

Zip closure. Cushion insert not included.

Artist: Stephen Pitjara Martin, an Alyawarre artists from Central Australia

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Description

Size: 40 cm x 40 cm (16 x 16 inches)
Fabric: wool (front) and cotton (back)

Artist: Stephen Pitjara Martin

About the artist: Stephen paints the Spirit Man in his country, Alyawarre in Central Desert. He uses different symbols to show familiar objects in the landscape and the hunting utensils carried by the Man. Rocks, waterholes, boomerangs, spears and digging sticks.

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.