Lenore Dembski Paperbark Woman has fabrics and scarves from a number of Northern Territory Aboriginal communities. New stock is being received on a regular basis. Most of the textiles and scarves have been decorated by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. There are also fabrics that have been mass produced using designs by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

The scarves vary in size from 30cm – 90cm square to 180cm x 50cm and are different weights of silk. The textile sizes vary from patchwork pieces 10cm by 7cm to rolls of fabric and cut pieces up to 5 metres long.

The base materials in the textiles are made from various types of cloth including: cotton woven and stretch, poly-cotton woven and stretch, synthetic stretch/lycra, silk and linen.

The artists have used a number of different ways to decorate the textiles – including single or combinations of the following: silk painting, lino printing, screen printing, batik, tie-dye, stencil and hand painting. The mass produced textiles have been manufactured under the artistic guidance of the particular artists.

There are many different artists involved in producing the textiles and scarves.

The prices of the scarves and textiles vary depending upon the manufacturing method, complexities of the form of decoration and the size of the article.

matrials_3wayThe prices of Patchwork pieces vary from $1 to $10.

Scarves range from $22 to $300

Fabric lengths range from $22 per metre to $400 per metre.


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Telephone: (08) 8941 7142 (please leave a message)
Facsimile: (08) 8941 7152 (please make sure you dial 0889417152)