Sample size is approx 14cm x 20cm.
Rockholes – Blue & Green on Black Linen – SAMPLE
By Alice Nampitjinpa Dixon
From Ikuntji Arts
Fabric Width: 140cm
Fabric Weight: 183gsm
Hand printed in our studio in Leichhardt as a 2 colour print on 100% linen.
Suitable for: Clothing, curtains/blinds, lampshades, tablecloths, craft, soft furnishings, light upholstery, tea towels
This design by Alice Nampitjinpa Dixon from Ikuntji Artists 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.
Alice describes the big swamp of Takupalangu, in her Fathers country. Takupalangu is filled up with bush vegetables called mungilpa. When Alice was a small girl she travelled this country with her family. Her mother used to collect mungilpa and pummel it into dough which she made into damper. It is also a good place for hunting bush meat as the swamp is surrounded by rock hills.