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Throw Rug – Jane Margaret Tipuamantumirri – Rainbow Serpent

$125.00 inc. GST

Knitted 100% cotton throw rug,  generous size. A beautiful quality product that has a lovely soft texture. It also has weight and will give you warmth.

Ideal for use as a knee rug, a baby, a gift, to jazz up a couch or bed, anywhere that you want a touch of beauty. Wonderful as a gift.

It’s fully reversible being subtly different on each side.

The stunning design is based on an original painting by an outstanding Tiwi artist from Munupi Arts, Melville Island, north of Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia.

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Description

  • Size: 125 x 150 cm
  • Composition: 100% cotton – knitted
  • Colour: the photos are colour accurate, the dark colour is a deep steel blue
  • Eco label has information about the artist and the design

Artist: Jane Margaret Tipuamantumirri from Munupi Arts on Melville Island in the Northern Territory of Australia. Josette is a Tiwi person.
Design: Ampiji (Rainbow Serpent)

Royalty fees are paid to the artist for every sale.
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Design Story: Ampiji (Rainbow Serpent)
This painting is about the story of the Rainbow Serpent, a dreaming story that is common to so many Aboriginal cultures. Each region has it’s own part of the story to tell. This painting is also about the artists’ dance that tells the story.

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Made by Better World Arts, an Australian social enterprise that is Fair Trade certified.

Better World Arts has been operating for over two decades. Our role models were Oxfam, Fred Hollows (the Fred Hollows Foundation) and Anita Roddick (The Body Shop).
We work with traditional artisans from remote regions in Kashmir, Peru, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Nepal (Tibetan refugees).
We work with Australian Aboriginal artists from remote communities across Australia, from Arnhem Land to Central and the Western Desert regions, from rural locations and from cities.