Cushion in Ikuntji Rockholes fabric

Cushion Ikuntji Rockholes blue on black linen with piping

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Cushion made by Deka with beautiful 'Rockholes' fabric in colourway blue on black linen by Ikuntji. With black piping all around.

Size: 40 x 34cm
Fabric: Ikuntji Rockholes, blues on black linen. Screen-printed by hand on 100% linen. Made in Australia. This fabric is on both sides of the cushion.
Colour: blue, aqua on black linen.

Artist: Alice Nampitjinpa Dixon

This design by Alice Nampitjinpa Dixon depicts Takupalangu west of Kintore. This is Uta Uta Tjangala’s country, which he has painted throughout his career. Nampitjinpa paints her father’s country of rockholes (puli) and sandhills (tali). There is plenty bushtucker – mangilpa, which are little black seeds around. The road to Kiwirrkurra passes Takupalangu on the side.

Can be purchased with or without polyester insert for shipment within Finland. For international shipments we will sell cover only.

Price with insert: 100€
Price without insert (cover only): 92€
To purchase cover only, enter coveronly as the discount code on checkout to receive the 8€ discount.

Fabric care instruction: Remove insert. Hand wash cover, line dry, do not bleach, wash separately, warm iron, do not soak, dry cleanable (P). The ink has been heat set for longevity, however please take care when washing.

About Ikuntji Artists:
Ikuntji Artists was the first art centre established by women in the Western Desert Art Movement. It was first established in 1992, after a series of workshops, and under the influence of the then community president, the late Esther Jugadai. The art centre was initially set up to fulfil the role of women’s centre providing services such as catering for old people and children in the community. After first experiences made in printing T-shirts, the artists began producing acrylic paintings on linen and handmade paper, which quickly gained the attention of the Australian and international art world as well as earning the centre an impressive reputation for fine art. The focus changed from a women’s centre to an art centre in 2005 with the incorporation of the art centre as Ikuntji Artists Aboriginal Corporation.

Today Ikuntji Artists are represented in many national and international galleries and institutions. Their art is famous for bold colour choice, decisive brush strokes and a long legacy of internationally renowned artists.

About Ikuntji fabrics:
The textile design project first began in (2016) when Ikuntji Artists started translating paintings into textile designs through screen-printing. The resulting collection of bold evocative prints sets Ikuntji Artists as the first Art Centre in the Central Desert to release its own textile collection. The designs tell the story of intergenerational art and design, spanning generations from senior and established artists to emerging next generation artists. The artists draw their inspiration from their personal ngurra (country) and Tjukurrpa (Dreaming). The designs are unique to Central Australia, particularly the sandhills, waterholes, jagged mountains and sandy plains of the West Macdonnell Ranges region.