Eucalyptus walara (nuts) and blossoms on linen/cotton blend by Marie Manado 2022
Lengths of handprinted screen printed fabric on linen/cotton blend 137cm wide
The base fabric is ‘natural’ and is a three-colour print with light sage green, light olive green and black coloured details.
Marie is a Yawuru-Ninamburr artist based in Broome. Her artwork draws on the cultural knowledge that has been passed down to her from her elders, particularly knowledge around bush foods and their applications.
Eucalyptus trees are commonly found in the Kimberley. The walara (nuts) are often used to create jewellery and the plant itself has many medicinal properties, particularly for treating ‘cold-sick’ and inflammation.
Price is per metre.