Mothers Country Silk Shawl
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- 100% Authentic Indigenous artwork
- Ethically & sustainably sourced Indigenous art
- Supports Indigenous employment & training
Wrap yourself in style with our luxurious silk shawls. These luxurious silk shawls have hand-rolled edges and come in an assortment of Indigenous designs and amazing colours. With endless styling possibilities - they can be worn as a bolero, a headscarf, or a drapey top fastened with a belt around the waist - they are the perfect piece to keep on hand this season!
Style: Silk Shawl
Fabric: 100% Silk Chiffon
Sizing: one size fits all
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: Shara Delaney
Story: Mothers Country
I come from a strong line of Aboriginal women. Descendant of old Granny Mibu, Neli Nidgeri, born at Pulan (Amity). My mother Sandra Rose Delaney nee Close who is a current artist and author. There’s also my maternal grandmother Marion Violet Close nee Currie who married into the close family. My Nan is 95 years old and still going strong. She’s originally from Jerico/Bunya Mountains but an Elder of our community Minjerribah.
This painting is our many family groups on country past and present that keep growing. The circles bounded together, for stronger relationships. Colours chosen to represent our women, with touches of blue to reflect Quandamooka Waters. Babragowi ‘pigface flowers’, a native plant found along the coastal areas of Minjerribah reminded me of the women in my life. My mother told me our Grannies gathered wildflowers for special occasions, for decorations in their homes and for the graves.
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This is a beautifully made, high quality eye catching piece. Love it !
Beautiful design and fabric. Boxed ready for gift giving.
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MEET THE ARTIST
Aboriginal Quandamooka woman
Shara is an Australian Aboriginal contemporary artist from Quandamooka country, inspired by stories of her Elders, the generation from One Mile. “I want to remember them [my elders] by painting, so I can leave something for my daughter one day.” Shara’s paintings are her identity as a strong saltwater woman, her connection to family, sand and sea.