Sample size is approx 14cm x 20cm.
Women’s Business – White on Hessian Linen – SAMPLE
Print: Women’s Business
By Mavis Nampitjinpa Marks
From Ikuntji Artists
Fabric Width: 140cm
Fabric Weight: 183gsm
Hand printed in our studio in Leichhardt as a 1 colour print on 100% linen.
Suitable for: Clothing, curtains/blinds, lampshades, tablecloths, craft, soft furnishings, light upholstery, tea towels…
Mavis is an accomplished Luritja Pintupi artist; born at Newhaven, 360km North West of Mpwartne (Alice Springs). She has been widely exhibited around Australia and the world. She enjoys traveling to Kintore to visit with her sister Yuyuwa; and to Alice Springs to see her sister Gina. Mavis moved to Haasts Bluff as a teenager with her mother. Mavis likes to paint the women’s Ceremonial Dancing at Mt Liebig and the story given to her by her grandfather of Kalipinpa, the Water Dreaming, which comes from her mother’s side.
In this design, Mavis depicts women’s business. She paints the women’s ceremonial dancing at Mt Liebig, close to where she was born and where she has lived most of her life.