Lorrkkon (Hollow Funeral Log)
By Susan Marawarr
From Babbarra Women’s Centre
Fabric Width: 135cm
3 colour print on black cotton linen
The Lorrkkon or hollow-log coffin ceremony is the final ceremony in a sequence of mortuary rituals celebrated by the people of Arnhem Land. This ceremony might take place many years after the person has died, and involves the placing of the deceased’s bones into a hollow log that is decorated with painted clan designs and ceremonially placed into the ground where it slowly decays over many years.
Prices are listed per metre.
Fabric samples are $3.50 per sample plus shipping. Samples size is 14cm x 20cm.
Suitable for: Clothing, curtains/blinds, lampshades, tablecloths, craft, soft furnishings, light upholstery, tea towels
Treat this fabric with love and it will love you back! Cold machine wash, drip dry in shade, warm iron. Avoid the tumble dryer and dry cleaner.
Designed and Printed in Australia.