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Desert designs : 26 knits by Aboriginal artists / text by Stephen Muecke ; photography by Grant Matthews
Bib ID 1163886
Format BookBook
Author
Muecke, Stephen, 1951-
 
Description Brookvale, N.S.W. : Simon & Schuster, 1990 
103 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 0731800869
0731800672 (paperback)
Summary

Designs by Jimmy Pike, Doris Gingingara and Deaggidditt; Dreamings stories told by artists include - Owl (Mangkaja / Wiringarri), Two Girls, Two men / cousin-brothers and snakes (Kurtumaru and Parnaparnti), Seven Emu Sisters; other themes - kartiya boat, emu, dingo, mamu sprits, hunting, mother and child, hand prints, didjeridoo, kangaroo, pipes, barramundi, tree bark string, rain magic, grind stones, Law and country.

Subjects Knitting -- Australia -- Patterns.  |  Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Themes, motives.  |  Stories and motifs - Barramundi.  |  Material culture - String and rope making.  |  Stories and motifs.  |  Walmajarri / Walmatjarri people (A66) (WA SE51-16)  |  Economic sectors - Fashion and design.  |  Stories and motifs - Dingoes / dogs.  |  Stories and motifs - Kangaroos / Wallabies.  |  Stories and motifs - Emu.  |  Stories and motifs - Snakes.  |  Wangkajunga / Wangkatjungka people (WA SF51-08)  |  Religion - Dreaming - Birds.  |  Stories and motifs - Two men.  |  Culture - Relationship to land.  |  Stories and motifs - Seven Sisters.  |  Religion - Dreaming - Spirits.  |  Music - Instruments - Wind - Didjeridu.  |  Art - Crafts.

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