Reversible top - Stingray (black on natural)

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Reversible top - Stingray (black on natural)
Reversible top - Stingray (black on natural)
Reversible top - Stingray (black on natural)
Reversible top - Stingray (black on natural)
Reversible top - Stingray (black on natural)
  • Loose fitting linen top
  • 3/4 length sleeves
  • buttons down back
  • can be worn in reverse (with buttons down front - breastfeeding possible!)
  • Fabric designed by Cathy Bundamurra, Kalumburu WA
  • Black print on natural/beige heavy weight linen
  • Hand screen printed 
  • Made ethically in Sydney

Artist: Nina Maraltadj

“I grew up in Kalumburu. My family is Kwini tribe, but we’re half desert mob. My father is from country over near Port Hedland. The old people used to live in the bush, going hunting, inland; and fishing in the salt water. Then they got them, put them on a mission, grew them up. My father came to Kalumburu from Port Hedland when he was 9 years old. My mum was working with the nuns at the mission here, and they got married when they were old enough. My mum and dad had 10 kids. My dad worked opening all the roads up to the beaches; my mum worked at the mission, and raised us all up. My oldest brother and oldest sister helped my mum look after us. We lived in a little small house. Sometimes we go visit family in Port Hedland. I normally paint animals - goanna, fish, snakes - sometimes Wandjina, sometimes Gwion figures.” 

Artist: Cathy Bundamurra

“My design is the stingray and the spear. The spear is for hunting the stingray. We go hunting in the marsh at my homeland - Marra Garra - for stingray. We love going fishing. The kids like to make a spear, and then catch stingray, crab, fish. Stingray tastes good - like tuna. We like to eat it in the fire. We separate the fat and the liver; separate the meat; and then cook the liver and the meat up with the fat. There’s a few different stingray - we eat the big brown one. We don't eat the ones with brown dots. Kids and people in Kalumburu love eating stingray, and fish and crab. The boys and the older men still make spears. My daughter loves her fishing. She won a fishing competition, she got the first prize, a voucher. 

I have never done designs for fabric before - I think my artwork will be good on clothes.

Sizing

Measurement is of the garment, in cms.

Mundanara wears size 12, she is 164cm tall, bust: 108cm, waist: 100cm, hips: 120cm.

This is an oversized style linen top; with a shoulder seam that is off the shoulder. It has 3/4 sleeves and can be worn in reverse. 

Size 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
bust 89 100 110 120 130 142 152 163 174
across shoulder (taken at dropped shoulder seam) 58 60.5 63 65.5 68 70.5 73 75.5 78
arm hole at sleeve 31.5 33 34 35 36 37 38.5 40 41.5
hem circ 103 108 113 118 123 129 134 140 145
front length 50 51 52 53 54 55 56.5 57.5 59

 

Treat me right

Design is printed on cotton/linen with quality inks and then heat-set; designs are colourfast. Each metre of fabric is hand-printed and is unique - fabulous variations often occur!

Please treat your wearable art with love and care – we recommend cold hand wash, dry in shade, and reverse iron.

Shipping

Standard Australia Post: AUD $8 (approx 5 business days)

Express Australia Post: AUD $11 (approx 1 - 2 business days)

NZ standard post: $13

NZ express post: $20

Standard International post: AUD $15

Express International Post: AUD $25

Free standard shipping Australia-wide for all orders over $500

All orders are packed and dispatched from Brisbane (Postcode 4101 if you would like to get an estimate from Aus Post). Orders made before 2pm will be posted that day, and after 2pm will be posted next business day. 

Our guarantee: returns and exchanges

We want you to be happy with your Magpie Goose item + for it to fit well. We will exchange, provide a store credit, or provide a refund if your item does not fit or if the piece is not right for you! Full returns policy here.

Reversible top - Stingray (black on natural)
Reversible top - Stingray (black on natural)
Reversible top - Stingray (black on natural)
Reversible top - Stingray (black on natural)
Reversible top - Stingray (black on natural)
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05/19/2021
Fond memories!

I love seeing the Kalumburu names on your site! Brings back lovely memories of beautiful people from my time working in the East Kimberley some 40 years ago I love their work, stories and the gorgeous top I bought last week! Thank you for being a champion of indigenous enterprise &

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