Cushion Cover Wool 40cm (16in)
In this design Betsy Napangardi Lewis illustrates the story of Mina Mina Jukurrpa - Mina Mina Dreaming.
A group of women travelled east creating Janyinki and other sites beyond Warlpiri country. Warlpiri paintings use traditional iconography to represent the Jukurrpa sites and other elements. Karlangu, digging sticks which rose up out of the ground at Mina Mina. This painting shows the motion of the digging sticks as the women move them to dig.
This work is produced in remote villages by local artists. The pure wool is dyed in situ and the stitching is done by hand; chain-stitch is a traditional Kashmiri handicraft.