Magabala (Bush Banana) on linen II by Martha Lee 2016
Lengths of handprinted screen printed fabric on 100% linen 137cm wide
The weight of the fabric is 210gsm
The base fabric is dark brown and is a three-colour print with mustard, black and cream details.
Martha Lee is a Yawuru and Karajarri woman from Broome. She began her art career in 2005 and is one of Nagula Jarndu’s more senior artists. Her art has a strong sense of pattern and colour inspired by the Kimberley landscape and traditional stories.
Magabala (Bush Banana) are in fruit in the season of Man-gala the wet season when there are plenty of rain and thunderstorms and plants are growing fast.