Storm Cloud Long Rectangle Silk Chiffon Scarf 67.5cm x 180cm

Storm Cloud Long Rectangle Silk Chiffon Scarf 67.5cm x 180cm

$159.95 AUD

Presenting a distinctively Australian Aboriginal art design by esteemed Warlpiri artist, Christine Nakamarra Curtis, this beautifully handmade silk scarf exemplifies Mainie’s “Luxurious, Authentic, Unique” trademark.

The generous size of this versatile fashion accessory allows it to be effortlessly styled to suit any occasion.  From daytime to evening, from a resort to a red-carpet event, from an easy-to-wear sarong to an elegant shoulder wrap, this exquisite wearable art piece will always be ready to go. 

  • 100% Silk Chiffon
  • Hand rolled hem
  • Digitally printed silk
  • 67.5cm wide by 180cm 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

Ngapa Jukurrpa (Storm Cloud Dreaming)

Resplendent in the glorious, sun-drenched colours of the Australian Outback, Christine Nakamarra Curtis’ original artwork depicts a traditional Water Dreaming story, “Ngapa Jukurrpa”, which was handed down to her through many generations of her Warlpiri ancestors over tens thousands of years. 

The Dreaming story is about how smoke from a fire rose into the sky and formed a large storm cloud.  A bird picked up the storm on its wings and carried it over the desert country.  When the storm became too heavy for the bird to carry, it fell to the ground as rain.

Ngapa means water in the Warlpiri language.

To learn more about Christine Nakamarra Curtis click here 
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