Jigal leaves and helicopter pods on silk by Mrs C Djiagween
Lengths of handprinted screen printed fabric on 100% silk dupion 137cm wide
The base fabric is petrol blue and is a three-colour print with tangerine, magenta and light grey coloured details.
The late Mrs C Djiagween was an esteemed Jabirr Jabirr and Yawuru Elder from the Dampier Peninsula and Broome region. Born in Beagle Bay in 1936 and she lived in Broome for many years.
Cissy had a wealth of cultural knowledge that she shared with her fellow artists and colleagues in her gentle way.
She was a founding member of Nagula Jarndu and attended art classes and workshops to develop her skills as an artist. She was influenced by the abundance of Broome’s native flora.