Better World Aboriginal Art Cotton Pot Holder - Two Dogs Dreaming

by Murdie Nampijinpa Morris

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Oven Mitt Padded Padded, washable


Better World Aboriginal Art Cotton Pot Holder - Two Dogs Dreaming by Murdie Nampijinpa Morris

designed in Australia and handmade in Kashmir
padded - with back hand pocket
Size:  20cm x 20cm
Artist Story Card attached

About the Artist/Story
In this Dreaming story, two dog ancestors, a Jampijinpa and a Napangardi, travelled from the west to the east. At Tapu (a rockhole), the two dogs separated. The female dog, Napangardi, went to the south. The male dog, Jampijinpa, went to the north. Eventually he became lonely and howled for Napangardi in the south. 
She came running to him, and they married each other at Ngarnka. They wore men’s and women’s marriage headdresses, and Jampijinpa painted himself with white clay for the ceremony. 
The two dogs continued running east, before arriving in Warlaku (Ali Curung). Many other dogs were living in Warlaku when they arrived. There were many families of dogs, mothers and fathers and children and uncles all living together. Jampijinpa and Napangardi made a burrow to rest in and started a big family of dogs there. They chose to stay in Warlaku and live with all the other dogs. In this way, the ‘malikijarra Jukurrpa’ (two dogs Dreaming) tells the story of proper conduct in families and marriages.

 

(KIT-MPOT-BWA-MNM)

SKU KIT-MPOT-BWA-MNM
Barcode # 794712310983
Brand Better World Arts
Shipping Weight 0.0650kg
Shipping Width 0.220m
Shipping Height 0.050m
Shipping Length 0.220m
Shipping Cubic 0.002420000m3
Assembled Length 23.000m
Assembled Height 4.000m
Assembled Width 19.000m

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