BWA Embroidered Leather Luggage Tag - Theo Hudson (B)
Make sure your bag will stand out in a crowd with this beautiful embroidered leather luggage tag from Better World Arts, made by Kashmiri artisans based on designs by Aboriginal artists. Tag measures 130mm x 70mm (plus strap)
The artist and artwork -
Based on artwork by Theo Hudson who is recoginised as one of the most prominent young artists from Yuendumu, who paints for the art centre: Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation. This art centre is located west of Alice Springs and was established in 1986. She began painting at age 13 after having watched her Grandmother paint and listen to her stories.
Pikilyi is an important natural spring and water-hole at Mt Doreen Station in the Northern Territory. Pikilyi is the home of two rainbow serpents, a married couple. The wife was a Napananka skin group and the husband a Japangardi, a taboo relationship in the Walpri culture. The serpents are the “kirda’ traditional owners of that country.
The Handicraft -
Developed over generations Kashida is one of the oldest Kashmiri handicrafts.
All products produced by Better World Arts cross cultural projects return royalties to the artists and their communities.