Barramundi Silk Scarf

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Mainie Australia - Barramundi Silk Scarf

$109.95 AUD

This beautifully handmade silk scarf features an authentic Aboriginal art design by North Queensland artist, Justin Butler. 

Designed to be a timeless and versatile fashion accessory, the Barramundi scarf can be styled in a myriad of ways. Tie as a bow around the neck to add a splash of colour to wardrobe basics or use it to tie back a ponytail for instant glamour. Whichever way you choose to wear it, this stunning wearable art piece is sure to draw compliments. 

  • 100% Silk Chiffon
  • Hand rolled hem
  • Digitally printed silk
  • 45cm wide by 150cm long
  • Presented in a handmade gift box lined with tissue paper
  • Artwork and artist information card
  • Royalties are paid to the artist with every item sold 

The Artwork Story

Barramundi Waterhole (Bandjin Translation: Wurri-Gulla Yinari)

This painting is Justin Butler’s interpretation of barramundi fish (Wurri-Gulla) hunting small fish in a waterhole (Yinari).  When the barramundi stalks the small fish, it follows its movements from below and strikes in an upwards motion causing an audible “boof” sound.  The white and silver circles depict the water prints caused by barramundi.  By listening for the distinctive sound and reading the water prints, one can tell if the barramundi is present in the waterhole without seeing the fish itself.

To learn more about Justin Butler click here