Tjukula Wool Rug (122x183cm) by Rama Sampson

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$837.00

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This spectacular rug from Better World Arts features an Aboriginal design by artist Rama Sampson.

Kuntjanu is near Pipalyatjara in the far north west corner of the APY Lands. It is here, in Kuntjanu, that the Wanampi lives. Wanampi is the big rainbow serpent who sleeps under the ground in the tjukula (rockhole). This painting depicts the rockhole where Kuntjanu, an old tjilpi (old man) serpent hides under water.

These beautiful, unique rugs are a cross-cultural collaboration combining Aboriginal designs and traditional Kashmiri rug-making techniques. Chain stitched, using hand dyed wool and finished with a heavy cotton backing, each rug is a completely handmade piece. This project is unusual because the rug is owned by the artists, rather than licensed to a third party. A more empowering way to work, this brings many direct benefits to the artists’ and their community. Control and ownership of intellectual property are also maintained. Purchase of these rugs guarantees a direct return to the Aboriginal artist and their community.

These rugs have non-slip backing and a sleeve for hanging rod.

Rugs are made of wool and as these products are handmade, there may be minor variations in dye and design.

Size: 122 x 183 cm

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Reviewed by Jocelyn L.
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Wall Hanging

Love it. It is hanging on the wall in the hallway and has completely brought the area to life. As I centred it on the door to the living room it is always visible from that room. I am impressed by the workmanship and thought the price represented extremely good value.

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Reviewed by Frederick D.
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Promptly delivered. Beautiful!

Promptly delivered. Beautiful!

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