Better World Aboriginal Art Digital Print Silk Tie - Jilamara
by Cornelia Tipaumantumirri (Tiwi Islands)
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Better World Aboriginal Art Digital Print Silk Tie - Jilamara by Cornelia Tipaumantumirri (Munupi Arts - Tiwi Islands)
100% Digitial Print Silk made in India under strict Licence Agreement
Tie Width = 75mm
Packaged in plastic cylinder container - Includes information about the artist and artwork
About the Artist:
Cornelia was born adjacent tot he present day barge landing at Pirtangimipi (Tiwi Islands) around 1930. When she was a young woman she would assist student weavers to acquire skills and knowledge in this artform
About the design - Jilamara
During ceremony on the Tiwi Islands a serios of "yoi" (dances) are performed some are totemic (inherited from the person's mother) and some serve to act out the narrative of newly composed songs. Participants in these ceremonies are painted with the different natural ochres in varying designs transforming the dancers in some cases providing protection against recognitition by mapurtiti (spirits)
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