- Fabric: Cotton
- H: 38 cm (15 inch)
- W: 48 cm (19 inch)
- Has a 6 cm gusset
- The artist (or their family) receives royalties from each sale.
- Accredited Fair Trade
Care instructions: The bag can be machine washed gently on cold water cycle. Do not bleach.
Made in India for Better World Arts – our partner based in Adelaide.
Artist: Damien & Yilpi Marks
Design story: Country Dry Season story
This design is from an original painting of Damien’s country, Mt. Liebig, west of Papunya. Damien’s great grandfather and his family are travelling through the desert towards Kintore, collecting food. In the bottom right hand corner the sun is setting over a hillside. The family stops to camp at different places along the way. The red concentric circles are dry rockholes, and the blue and white concentric circles represent rockholes that are filled with clean water, that flows on into the creek. The red stripes coming out of the centre of the right hand side of the painting lead to one of these waterholes – these are the tracks of the family walking through the sand. In this painting you can also see spinifex bushes (the yellow star-like symbols), and dry claypans with cracks in the earth.