Sheer beauty and luxury in one! Aboriginal art is handwoven into these knitted cotton throws. The artists retain ownership of their art and are paid a regular royalty for its use under the Indigenous Art Code. Each throw includes a description of the art and its meaning to the artist as well as telling the story of the artist. Dimensions: 125 cm x 150 cm. Fair Trade and handmade in India.
Artist: Rama Kaltu-Kaltu Sampson.
Description: Kuntjanu is near Pipalyatjara in the far north west corner of the APY Lands. It is here, in Kuntjanu, that the Wanampi lives. Wanampi is the big rainbow serpent who sleeps under the ground in the tjukula (rockhole). This painting depicts the rockhole where Kuntjanu, an old tjilpi (old man) serpent hides under water.
Knitted Cotton Throw - Wanampi Rainbow Serpent
Better World Arts (Australia)