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Better World Arts

Papajua Wool Cushion Cover 40x40 cm

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$64

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Brighten up your living room with these beautiful pure wool cushions. They are handcrafted using a technique called Gabba. The ancient technique of chain-stitches a traditional Kashmiri handicraft is important to the local economy. This work is produced in remote villages and provides an important supplementary income between harvests and other rural work. 

These cushion covers feature a plain black cotton canvas lining and secure zip closure. 

Please note: This product is handmade so the artwork may differ slightly from the images.

Product: Cushion Cover Wool 16in (40cm)
Materials: 100% wool outer and cotton canvas lining 
Dimensions: 40cm X 40cm 
Artist: Josette Papajua

During Ceremony on the Tiwi Islands a series of "Yoi", dances are performed, some are totemic (matrilineal) and others act out newly composed songs. Participants are painted with turtiyanginari (natural ochres) transforming the dancers and protecting them against mapurtiti (spirits). These designs are collectively called Jilamara.

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09/21/2021
Meryan T.
Australia
Beautiful cushion!

Love the soft texture and earthy colours. It’s really well made and good quality.

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08/09/2021
Ros E.
Australia Australia
Beautiful Cushion Cover

So happy with the design, great colours and beautiful workmanship.

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Better World Art Artists

Arnhem Land, Central & Western Desert regions

Better World Artists are a collection of Australian Aboriginal artists from remote communities across Australia. They collaborate with traditional artisans from remote regions in Kashmir, Peru, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Nepal to create beautiful hand crafted products.

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