Velvet Embroidered Glasses Case - Mary Napangardi Brown


Soft velvet glasses case embroidered with a design adapted from a painting by Mary Napangardi Brown

The art -

This painting depicts linear pattern ‘body paint design’. The Aboriginal women paint their breasts and shoulders for ceremonies, which include song and dance used to tell their ancient stories. The concentric circles symbolise ceremonies or meeting place.

The Handicraft -

Developed over generations Kashida (embroidery) 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.



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