Mangroves Silk Chiffon Top
Mainie Australia - Mangrove Silk Top
Presenting a distinctively Australian Aboriginal art design by respected North Queensland artist Elverina Johnson.
An absolute fashion “must have”, this luxurious silk top will work harder than any other staple in your wardrobe. Mix and match with a range of garments and separates, add an accessory or two and the sky is the limit. With this exquisite wearable art piece, you can traverse any number of stylish looks and occasions from beach to brunch to boho-chic and sizzling after dark glamour.
- 100% Silk Chiffon
- Hand rolled hem
- Hand stitched button loops
- Natural shell buttons
- Digitally printed silk
- 2 x 55cm 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
Buluru – Garbara (Mangroves)
The original artwork by artist Elverina Johnson depicts a traditional “Buluru” (Story Time). ‘Garbara’ is the name for the Mangroves tree which has great cultural significance to the Gunggunji people from Yarrabah region.The Gungganji Aboriginal people are the traditional owners of the coastal land, islands and waters immediately to the east of Cairns in Far North Queensland, Australia. The Mangroves environment is an important source of food for the Gungganji people. The Mangrove wood is also used to make boomerangs.