WOMEN - Cotton Jersey Tunic Dress
WOMEN - Cotton Jersey Tunic Dress

WOMEN - Cotton Jersey Tunic Dress

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I wish to acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia, and their connections to land, sea and community. I pay my respects to all Traditional Owners of the past, communities of today and those leaders of the future.  In particular I pay my respects to both the Jagera people and the Turrbul people and their Elders, past, present and emerging.
 
Ryhia Dank - The Artist
I am privileged to announce that I have been working with Ryhia Dank of Nardurna to create my next collaboration - the Women Collection. Ryhia is a contemporary Aboriginal artist and she is Gudanji/Wakaja.  She grew up in a remote community in the Northern Territory. She also has English/Irish and Spanish/Austrian heritage from her father.  Ryhia's painting is storywork. Gudanji/Wakaja people told stories through pattern and design.
 
Her storying is Nardurna which means woman in her language. For Gudanji, their big story is about three women who came from the ocean near Ngukurr in the Gulf of Carpentaria. They travelled a long way and then created their place, the hills and fresh water Country.
 
Ryhia is linked to that story, with her granny saying “Ngurruwani Gudanji-marndi maga guda gurijba iligirra gamamjani.”  (Gudanji people are from the fresh water and hill country).
 
WOMEN - The Story
The exclusive artwork in this range is called WOMEN“.   'The orange rings symbolise a camp with women (of different ages and roles) and children surrounded.
 
The blue circles symbolise waterholes and the swirl going between is the river where they fish, catch turtles and gather water from.
 
Small rings of different colours which are surrounding the camp are the many plants used in their everyday living.
 
The green palms are cycads which in my family, many generations before me, the women have planted.’

The Jersey Tunic Dress

 

This tunic dress is ideal for dressing up a casual outfit or to wear to work.  A relaxed fit assures comfort and practicality, while also showing off this amazing original print. 

Snack holes aka POCKETS are included in your dress for your convenience - that's right, time to show your power play!  Or just store your morning snack.

 

Dress BODY measurement guide:

Size 8: chest 80cm, hips 87cm

Size 10: chest 83cm, hips 92cm

Size 12: chest 88cm, hips 97cm

Size 14: chest 95cm, hips 103cm

Size 16: chest 103cm, hips 111cm

Size 18: chest 110cm, hips 118cm

Size 20: chest 116cm, hips 126cm

Size 22: chest 126cm, hips 134cm

The dress is approximately 100cm in length, it increases just slightly as the size increases.

Please note that while no pets are permitted in the sewing studio, there is a pet present in the house.

This piece is custom made just for you! Please allow up to one month for your item to be made.