Woven Tie by Daphne Napurrula Marks
About Daphne Napurrula Marks
Daphne was born in 1979 at Alice Springs Hospital. She has been painting for several years now and is one of the youngest artists to work at Ikuntji Art Centre. She was raised by her grandmother, Narputta Nangala Jugadai, Ikuntji's most seniot and internationally recognised painter.
This artwork is called "Yalka - Bush Onion"
Yalka Dreaming (bush onion) is situated in a place called Analy, close to Town Bore Outstation. Bush onions grow after the rain and are collected by all the women. The yalka are found underneath the surface and can be eaten raw or cooked in hot sand next to the campfire.
About Better World Arts
Better World Arts are members of the Fair Trade Association of Australia and New Zealand and the Indigenous Art Code. They are also endorsed by Fair Traders of Australia.
Better World Arts were established as a cross cultural project linking Aboriginal artists and their designs to international traditional artisans from remote regions in Kashmir, Peru, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Nepal (Tibetan refugees). More recently, Better World Arts have started working with China, making bone china and silk ties.
Better World Arts focus heavily on ethical and fair trade, you can read more about their policies by heading to https://betterworldarts.com.au/about-us/