Desert Country Long Rectangle Silk Chiffon Scarf 67.5cm x 180cm by Mainie


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Presenting a traditional Aboriginal art design by talented Warlpiri woman artist, Rosina Napurrurla White, this beautifully handmade silk scarf exemplifies Mainie’s “Luxurious, Authentic, Unique” trademark.

Designed for stylish woman who is seeking an ethical fashion story, this distinctively Australian wearable art piece will instantly transform wardrobe basics like a white t-shirt and jeans into effortless designer chic.

  • 100% Silk Chiffon
  • Hand rolled hem
  • Digitally printed silk
  • 67.5cm wide by 180cm long
  • Presented in a handmade gift box lined with tissue paper
  • Artwork and artist information card
  • Royalties are paid to the artist with every item sold

 The Artwork Story

 Ngapa Jukuurpa – Mikanji (Desert Country Dreaming)

The country associated with this Dreaming story is Mikanji, a watercourse located on the homelands of the Warlpiri Aboriginal People from the remote Tanami Desert region in Central Australia. The watercourse is a usually dry creek bed but after the annual rains, soakages are formed in the creek bed.  The soakages are an important source of water during the long dry season in the desert.

Due to the isolation of their desert homelands, the Warlpiri were among some of the last Aboriginal people in Australia to make contact with Europeans. The Warlpiri people’s connection to their culture is as strong now as it was when their ancestors first walked on their country tens of thousands of years ago.

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* Welcome to Country is a not-for-profit marketplace

* Your purchase benefits Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and communities

* Fair licensing agreements and fair royalties paid

* Helping to keep the world’s oldest living culture strong

  • On all orders over $129

  • Benefitting Indigenous artists and communities

  • Contributes to employment, economic and wellbeing outcomes


Your Purchase Has Impact

When buying from the Welcome to Country store you are not only buying a beautiful product; you are buying products that directly benefit Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and communities. Welcome to Country source items from artists, art centres and manufactures who have licence agreements with artists and pay fair royalties.

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