Wilarra Silk Scarf by Mulyatingki Marney

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Wilarra is the word for moon in Manyjiljarra, and also the name of the site depicted in this work. A cluster of saltwater pools known for their healing properties are found at the site, and Martu people still frequent them to bathe cuts and sores. Mulyatingki Marney and her sisters often camped at Wilarra where a wungkurr (windbreak) provided shelter. Of this ethereal work, Marney says:

“The moon and the lake. The moon is taking care of the dingo pups, it’s looking after them. This here is the salt lake [and the] dingo pups here laying down, they’re laying there with their mum. [The] father is here, [the] father of the pups with his wife. They are talking to each other, laying down next to each other. They sang out, kept howling. The pups listened and ran away. The moon is laying down taking care of the pups.”

In Jukurrpa (Dreaming) times, the moon called a family of dingoes to Wilarra where she cared for them, creating a windbreak for the family to shelter. The dingoes then continued their travels, following the moon to the east, stopping at various sites along the way.

87cm x 115cm 14mm 100% silk satin with hand rolled edges.

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Reviewed by David S.
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Stunning

Thank you, the scarf is absolutely stunning and my partner could not have been more delighted with her present.

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Reviewed by Frances S.
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Wilarra scarf

It is just beautiful. The silk is high quality and the colours are exquisite. I love wearing it.

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Reviewed by Sandra K.
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Highly polished professional transaction.

The scarf is a gorgeous design by an identified First Nation’s artist with a description of the subject of the artwork.

The silk fabric is glottis the touch and is tastefully packaged.

It was an extravagant buy for me but everything about it has made me very happy to have purchased it.

Thank you.

It was very speedily delivered.

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