Red Ochre Ink on Pink Lightweight Linen
This design by Mitjili Napurrula shows the ‘Watiya Tjuta Story’.
In this design Mitjili Napurrula depicts her fathers Tjukurrpa, the ceremonial spear straightening in Uwalkari country (Gibson desert region). The Watiya Tjuta (Acacia Trees) are the trees that are used to make these spears. Uwalkari country is abundant with Watiya Tjuta, as well as sand hills and other plants. Mitjili paints the motif of the Watiya Tjuta, carrying on the recurring motif as her mother used to draw in the sand. Her mother passed on this Dreaming to her.
This fabric has been screen printed by hand by Publisher Textiles and Papers, ensuring the highest quality and longevity.
About the printers:
Publisher Textiles & Papers is one of Australia’s leading print houses. Focused on producing original patterns through traditional hand-screen printing methods we create bold and colourful textiles, hand printed wallpaper, clothing and fabric.
Our fabric is printed in small batches and is available in pre-cut lengths on the website, which we update regularly. For larger quantities, please email us to discuss pre-orders.
This fabric is by continuous metreage going up in 50cm increments, priced at $110 per metre.
For 1m, please add 2 x 50cm to your cart and it will be cut as a continuous length ($110 for 1m).
For 2m, please add 4 x 50cm to your cart and it will be cut as a continuous length ($220 for 2m).
For 3m, please add 6 x 50cm to your cart and it will be cut as a continuous length ($330 for 3m).
Fabric care instructions: Gentle cold/ warm hand wash. Do not bleach, warm rinse well, do not tumble dry, cool iron only, dry cleanable (P).