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An original design by Koskela, this limited-edition cushion has been made using hand screen printed fabric from Jilamara Arts & Crafts.
All jilamara (design) are originally drawn from the body painting which accompanied the pukumani (funeral) and kulama (initiation/yam) ceremonies. An individual design and aesthetic is highly valued by Tiwi artists and is representative of their personal interpretation of the traditional Tiwi design or jilamara.
Jilamara Arts & Crafts Association is an indigenous owned art centre located in Milikapiti on Melville Island, which is one of the Tiwi Islands, 80 kilometres to the north of Darwin. Artists at the centre have made a significant contribution to contemporary indigenous art in Australia since the association was established in 1989.
About the design:
Pamijin by Raelene Lampuwatu Kerinauia
Red on black
Screenprint on linen
Pamijini are ceremonial armbands used in Pukumani ceremony. They are woven with Pandanus grass and often dyed with natural colourings, feathers and seeds.
40 x 40cm
Made in AustraliaShow
Store Pick Up: Not available
*Local Delivery: Free
*Local Delivery is only available for Sydney metro (within 20km of postcode 2018). Koskela is delivering Monday-Thursday.
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