Aboriginal Recycled Mat - Medium (2.7m x 1.8m) - Ginga Saltwater Crocodile

by Dale Austin

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Aboriginal Recycled Mat - Medium (2.7m x 1.8m) - Ginga Saltwater Crocodile

Colours:  (Red/Black/Yellow) 
Artist:  Dale Austin
Country:  Bininj Nation (Western Arnhemland/Kakadu) 

recycled plastic floor mats are made from recycled Polypropylene which is a combination of recycled materials like medicine bottles, tinfoil's, shopping bags and carpet fibers etc.  The Artwork is designed in Australia by royalty-paid Aborigihal Artists and manufactured in India and China

About Artist/Artwork
Created by artist Dale Austin, this striking design in Black, Red and Yellow, featuring Australias largest reptile makes a huge visual impact for any setting. All of our Indigenous designs have been created with a story or meaning behind them. Dale Austin draws from his culture's Dreamtime for the inspiration behind this design. 

"In our culture, we believe that the world always existed, but long ago before the Dreamtime could be counted, it had no shape. The land was featureless without rivers or mountains and without life on it or in the oceans. There were no fish, grass, singing birds or trees. But lying below the surface, were creator spirits, waiting to make their way up for creation time.

During creation time, Ginga was first a man. One day while sleeping by the billabong in the dry grass. He was unaware of a fire approaching. As the fire became closer and closer, Ginga felt the warmth in his dream. Then with a gust of wind, the fire had leapt onto him. He jumped to his feet with the fire burning into his skin causing instant deformities all over his body. He ran as fast as he could to the water and jumped into the billabong. With the fire cooling & bubbling his skin became rough and scaley, it was at this point that then turned himself into Ginga.

Always aware, always around, but never seen as he did not want people to see his grotesque body," says Dale. 

Crocodiles - The great survivors from their prehistoric ancestors. They are a representation of strength and resilience within the animal kingdom and play a great role in keeping waterways and aquatic ecosystems healthy. Celebrate Indigenous Australian Dreamtime and our native fauna by including this crocodile mat to your indoor or outdoor lifestyle.



Barcode # 797776544981
Brand Recycled Mats
Shipping Weight 2.7000kg
Shipping Width 0.380m
Shipping Height 0.900m
Shipping Length 0.070m
Shipping Cubic 0.023940000m3
Assembled Length 1.800m
Assembled Width 2.700m

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