Ladies Sleeveless Bamboo Shirt – Bush Tail Possum

$51.00

PAINTING STORY

Janganpa Jukurrpa (Brush-tail Possum Dreaming)- Mawurrji

Janganpa Jukurrpa (common brush-tail possum [Trichosurus vulpecula] Dreaming) travels all over Warlpiri country. ‘Janganpa’ are nocturnal animals that often nest in the hollows of white gum trees (‘wapunungka’). This story comes from a big hill called Mawurrji, west of Yuendumu and north of Pikilyi (Vaughan Springs). A group of ‘janganpa’ ancestors resided there. Every night they would go out in search of food. Their hunting trips took them to Wirlki and Wanapirdi, where they found ‘pamapardu’ (flying ants). They journeyed on to Ngarlkirdipini looking for water. A Nampijinpa women was living at Mawurrji with her two daughters. She gave her daughters in marriage to a Jupurrurla ‘janganpa’ but later decided to run away with them. The Jupurrurla angrily pursued the woman. He tracked them to Mawurrji where he killed them with a stone axe. Their bodies are now rocks at this place. Warlpiri people perform a young men’s initiation ceremony, which involves the Janganpa Jukurrpa. The Janganpa Jukurrpa belongs to Jakamarra/Jupurrurla men and Nakamarra/Napurrurla women. In Warlpiri paintings traditional iconography is used to represent this Jukurrpa. ‘Janganpa’ tracks are often represented as ‘E’ shaped figures and concentric circles are used to depict the trees in which the ‘janganpa’ live, and also the sites at Mawurrji.

Artist: Glen Jampijinpa Martin

 

GARMENT INFO

  • Organically grown wild bamboo
  • Loose fit
  • Chest pocket
  • Bamboo wood-look buttons

 

COMPOSITION

65%  Bamboo Fiber  35% Cotton

 

Care and Use Instructions: cold machine wash with like colours. Do not bleach, soak or rub

Do not tumble dry. Warm iron, Do not dry clean

All prices are in AUD and including 10% GST. A 1.2% credit card surcharge fee applies at checkout. PayPal, invoice and credit card as a payment method accepted. Additional shipping costs calculated upon checkout. Learn more about our refund and returns process.

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$23.00

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$23.00

12

$23.00

14

$23.00

16

$23.00

18

$23.00

20

$23.00

22

$23.00

Ladies Sleeveless Bamboo Shirt – Bush Tail Possum

$51.00

PAINTING STORY

Janganpa Jukurrpa (Brush-tail Possum Dreaming)- Mawurrji

Janganpa Jukurrpa (common brush-tail possum [Trichosurus vulpecula] Dreaming) travels all over Warlpiri country. ‘Janganpa’ are nocturnal animals that often nest in the hollows of white gum trees (‘wapunungka’). This story comes from a big hill called Mawurrji, west of Yuendumu and north of Pikilyi (Vaughan Springs). A group of ‘janganpa’ ancestors resided there. Every night they would go out in search of food. Their hunting trips took them to Wirlki and Wanapirdi, where they found ‘pamapardu’ (flying ants). They journeyed on to Ngarlkirdipini looking for water. A Nampijinpa women was living at Mawurrji with her two daughters. She gave her daughters in marriage to a Jupurrurla ‘janganpa’ but later decided to run away with them. The Jupurrurla angrily pursued the woman. He tracked them to Mawurrji where he killed them with a stone axe. Their bodies are now rocks at this place. Warlpiri people perform a young men’s initiation ceremony, which involves the Janganpa Jukurrpa. The Janganpa Jukurrpa belongs to Jakamarra/Jupurrurla men and Nakamarra/Napurrurla women. In Warlpiri paintings traditional iconography is used to represent this Jukurrpa. ‘Janganpa’ tracks are often represented as ‘E’ shaped figures and concentric circles are used to depict the trees in which the ‘janganpa’ live, and also the sites at Mawurrji.

Artist: Glen Jampijinpa Martin

 

GARMENT INFO

  • Organically grown wild bamboo
  • Loose fit
  • Chest pocket
  • Bamboo wood-look buttons

 

COMPOSITION

65%  Bamboo Fiber  35% Cotton

 

Care and Use Instructions: cold machine wash with like colours. Do not bleach, soak or rub

Do not tumble dry. Warm iron, Do not dry clean

All prices are in AUD and including 10% GST. A 1.2% credit card surcharge fee applies at checkout. PayPal, invoice and credit card as a payment method accepted. Additional shipping costs calculated upon checkout. Learn more about our refund and returns process.

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Description

Fabric:  65% Bamboo Fiber   35% Cotton

Ladies
Sleeveless Size Chart

SIZE

8

10

12

14

16

18

20

22

Across
chest at under arm (cm)

47

49.5

52

54.5

57

59.5

62

64.5

Body
length (cm)

61

63

65

67

69

71

73

75

Additional information

Weight 1 kg

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