Flowering Gums Square Silk Scarf
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- 100% Authentic Indigenous artwork
- Ethically & sustainably sourced Indigenous art
- Supports Indigenous employment & training
Soft, elegant and super versatile, our Square Silk Scarf is the perfect accessory to add that finishing touch to any outfit. Our luxury silk scarves have hand-rolled edges and come in an assortment of Indigenous designs and amazing colours. With endless styling possibilities - they can be worn in the hair, or as a sophisticated neck tie - they are the perfect piece to keep on hand this season!
Fabric: 100% Silk Twill
Sizing: 53cm x 53cm
Washing: Gently hand wash in cold water with mild silk-friendly detergent. Rinse in cold water. Ball together to remove excess water. Lay flat on a towel and roll up to absorb lingering moisture. Lay flat to dry in shade.
Artist: Holly Sanders
Story: Flowering Gums
This piece represents Eucalyptus flowering blossoms on Country. During summer, colour explodes from gum nuts like fireworks on these beautiful trees. The Eucalyptus is an important tree for Bundjalung people due to its many uses, such as the leaves used for body pains, fevers and chills and the bark and wood to make coolamons, canoes and shields. Many Eucalyptus trees on Bundjalung Country still bear the scars of Aboriginal people’s use over many generations.
MEET THE ARTIST
Aboriginal Bundjalung woman
Through her art, Holly aims to share her stories, culture and Country in a contemporary way. The patterns of Saltwater Country motivate her, as do stories from the past.The colours and patterns utilised in her art are a reflection of her connection to Country and used to develop a modern interpretation of her Aboriginal culture.