• Desert Fringe Seed Rush J Lewis

Desert Fringe-Rush Seed Dreaming

£545.00

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Artist: Jennifer Napaljarru Lewis

 

Year: Unknown

 

Medium: Acrylic

 

Dimensions including frame: 66cm x 51cm

 

Origin: Australia

 

Description: Jennifer Napaljarry Lewis illustrates the Lykarrara Jukurrpa (Desert Fringe-Rush Seed Dreaming). The Dreaming itself is associated with a place called Jaralypari, north of Yuendumu. In Lewis’ painting, the large concentric circles represent the site of Jaralypari, and the seed bearing grass Lukurrara. The straight lines signify the seeds that fall to the ground before they are collected by the Nakamarra women. These seeds are traditionally ground up to make flour, which is later used to make Aboriginal ‘damper cakes’.

 

Framed in black trayframe

 

Original artwork

 

Signed by artist

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