This fabric is from the Maningrida region which is one of immense cultural and linguistic diversity with over 12 distinct Aboriginal languages spoken. The textile designs depict the landscape, dreaming stories, bush foods and bush crafts from the region. The variation in subject matter reflects the cultural identity of women from the different language groups. Babbarra Women’s Centre provides employment and training opportunities through the establishment and operation of appropriate small business enterprises.
Hand printed silk screen design with acrylic pigment on 100% quilter’s cotton. This fabric is from Babbarra Women’s Centre in Maningrida Community, central Arnhem Land.