Hand woven basket by Jessie Rostron from Maningrida Arts and Culture.
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Jessie Rostron is one of several master weavers from the Korlobidahdah homelands. Jessie’s technique is highly regarded for its exquisite consistency and fineness. Her work is also renowned for its diverse use of bold colours which are all sourced from natural plant materials, such as leaves, roots and berries. Jessie is from the Western Arnhem language groups who specialise in the pandanus coil-bundle baskets, having originally learnt the technique via the Maung or at the Missions on Goulburn and Crocker Islands.
Maningrida Arts & Culture is a pre-eminent site of contemporary cultural expression and art-making, abundant with highly collectable art and emerging talent. Established in 1973 and based in Arnhem Land, Australia.
Dimensions: H 370 x L 340 x W 280mm
Materials: Pandanus and Natural Dyes
Care Instructions: Do not wash
Due to the handmade nature of the products dimensions may vary on individual pieces.
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Handmade in Australia.