Size: 40 cm x 40 cm (16 x 16 inches)
Fabric: wool (front) and cotton (back)
Artist: Willie Wilson
About the design:
Ngintaka (Perentie or Giant Sand Monitor)
Willie’s painting depicts his country in remote north western South Australia on the APY Lands. It is a Tjukurpa (Creation) story. The ngintaka (perentie) is a large monitor lizard that lives in burrows under the ground. They are an important Totemic animal for Anangu people. The vibrant palette and bright colors are inspired by the strong colors of the desert.
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.