Ngalyipi Square Silk Scarf
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- 100% Authentic Indigenous artwork
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Style: Square Silk Scarf
Fabric: 100% Silk
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: Pauline Napangardi Gallagher
This painting portrays a specific part of Mina Mina Dreaming, a story about a group of powerful ancestral women. 'Ngalyipi' is a rope-like creeper that climbs up the trunks and limbs of trees. The women during their travels collected this vine. It is used as a ceremonial wrap and a strap to carry coolamons and water carriers. Ngalyipi is also used to tie around the forehead to cure headaches and bind cuts.
These scarves are just beautiful. The designs are so eye catching, the quality is amazing and naturally they have been much appreciated by the recipients.
MEET THE ARTIST
Pauline Napangardi Gallagher
Aboriginal Warlpiri woman
Pauline has been painting Warlukurlangu Artists since 2006 . She paints her father’s stories – Pikilyi Jukurrpa (Pikilyi Dreaming) and Mina Mina Jukurrpa (Mina Mina Dreaming), Dreamings that relate to her land, its features and animals. Pauline loves colour and uses an unrestricted palette to develop a modern interpretation of her traditional Aboriginal culture.