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Better World Arts

Papajua Rug Wool 4x6ft (122x183cm)

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These vibrant wool rugs can be used as beautiful floor covering or wall hanging. They feature a cotton canvas non-slip backing and hanging sleeve. 

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. 

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

Product: Rug Wool 4x6ft (122x183cm)
Materials: wool and cotton canvas 
Dimensions:122cm x 183cm
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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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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