Cotton Table Runner - Seven Sisters Tjukurpa (Story)
This cotton table runner is a cross cultural project, designed in Australia and handmade and screen printed in Kashmir using water based inks.
The design is owned by Nelly Patterson.
This is an epic Tjukurpa, creation story. A man, Wati Nyiru chases 7 sisters across Australia shaping the land as they went. He wanted to marry the big sister and sang about how much he wanted her. The girls kept running and escaped into the sky becoming the Pleiades constellation, and Wati Nyiru became Orion, forever unable to catch the sisters.
approx. 150cm x 45cm.