Presenting a traditional Aboriginal art design by one of Australia’s most highly acclaimed Warlpiri women artists, Long Maggie Nakamarra White, this beautifully handmade silk scarf exemplifies Mainie’s “Luxurious, Authentic, Unique” trademark.
Resplendent in the glorious, sun-drenched colours of the Australian Outback, the original artwork depicts an ancient Dreaming story, “Ngapa Jukurrpa”, which was handed down to the artist through many generations of her Warlpiri ancestors over thousands of years.
The Dreaming story is two rainmakers who sang to create a storm. The storm was carried over the desert country by a falcon. When the storm fell to the ground as rain, a large lake was formed. Ngapa means water in the Warlpiri language.
The Warlpiri people live in the remote Tanami Desert region of Central Australia. They were among some of the last Aboriginal people in Australia to make contact with Europeans due to the geographical isolation of their desert homelands.
This exquisite wearable art piece is presented in a handmade gift box with the artwork provenance and the Aboriginal artist’s biography.