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Organic Cotton Sarong – Jilamara

$75.00 inc. GST

Delightful lightweight sarong/wrap, the design is based on an original artwork by Cornelia Tipuamantumirri. This sarong is soft to touch and lovely to wear, as well as being ethically produced.

Dimensions: 115 x 200cm

Composition: Woven organic cotton

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Artist: Cornelia Tipuamantumirri (dec) from Melville Island, NT Australia

Story: Jilamara

During ceremony on the Tiwi Islands, a series of ‘yoi’ (dances) are performed; some are totemic and some serve to act out the narrative of newly composed songs. Participants are painted with turtiyanginari (natural ochre colours) in varying designs, transforming the dancers and, in some cases, providing protection against recognition by mapurtiti (spirits).

Manufactured by Better World Arts (South Australia) – accredited by the Fair Trade Association of Australia

Royalties on sales are paid to the artists/their families.

Better World Arts ethos “By developing new and innovative projects, we can continue to distribute generous royalties to artists and support economic sustainability for communities in developing regions.”