Hand woven Baskets
By Tjanpi Desert Weavers

$55.00

Hand woven Baskets

Hand woven baskets crafted using native desert grasses, seeds and feathers, and commercially bought raffia (sometimes dyed with native plants).

Back left by Nellie Coulthard.

Centre front by Marlene Brumby.

Back right by Priscilla Singer.

 

Materials

Desert grasses and hand dyed raffia.

Dimensions / Weight

Back left
Dia 140mm x H 70mm
Weight 80g

Centre front
Dia 165mm x H 50mm
Weight 80g

Back right
Dia 180mm x H 60mm
Weight 80g

Due to the handmade nature of the products dimensions may vary on individual pieces.

About the Artist

Tjanpi Desert Weavers is a not-for-profit Aboriginal social enterprise established in 1995 by the Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women’s Council to provide an income source for women living in remote Central Australian communities. Today more than 400 Aboriginal women artists from 28 remote communities covering 350,000 square kms of the western and central deserts of Australia work with Tjanpi to create beautiful, intricate and whimsical fibre art.

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