Baby romper - Murnubbarr Karrolka (flying magpie geese) blue/blue
This variant is currently sold out
- Baby romper featuring hand screenprinted panel
- blue cotton on back
- elastic legs and sides
- three press-studs on straps for flexible fit
- cross-over straps
- Made in Australia
Artist and art centre
Dora Diaguma is a Kuninjku woman from Maningrida, in Western Central Arnhem land. Her design is hand screen printed by the women of Bábbarra Women’s Centre in Maningrida. ‘Bábbarra’ is a big billabong near Maningrida – it also means ‘girls’ or ‘women’. The Women’s Centre is made up of women from more than 12 language groups in the Maningrida region, and is home to Bábbarra Designs (founded in 1989) a social enterprise where artists design and handprint textiles that tell the ancestral stories of their Arnhem Land country and cultures.
Dora designed Murnubbarr Karrolka (flying magpie geese) in 2003. Murnubbarr (magpie geese) are a waterbird found in abundance in the wetland areas of Kakadu and western Arnhem Land. Murnubbarrare a sustainably hunted and enjoyed manme (bush food). They are known to fly long distances, particularly in the wet season.
Size and fit
(Toddler) Marlow is 18 months, 12kg, and wears size 2 romper; (baby) Jack is 6 months old, he wears size 0 in this picture.
00. 3-6 months
0. 6-12 months
1. 12-18 months
2. 18 - 24 months
Treat me right
Design is printed on cotton 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.
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Express Australia Post: AUD $11 (approx 1 - 2 business days)
NZ standard post: $13
NZ express express: $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 country Victoria (Postcode 3685 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.