Box top - Lily pads

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Box top - Lily pads
Box top - Lily pads
Box top - Lily pads
Box top - Lily pads
  • Cropped, boxy shaped top
  • Short sleeves
  • Button at back of neck
  • Fabric designed by Dulcie Williams, Kalumburu WA
  • Cream print on turmeric medium weight linen
  • Hand screen printed 
  • Made ethically in Sydney

Artist: Dulcie Williams

Dulcie was born in Wyndham and grew up in Oombulgurri with her grandparents. She moved to Kalumburu when she was 18. She has one sister and three brothers. 

“I like living in Kalumburu - it’s quiet, I go for a walk every afternoon and look at the views. Sometimes I go to church, say prayers.” Dulcie now lives in Derby, WA. She is very excited to have her lily pad design on clothing.

Art story: Lily pads

“My design is the lily pads in the waterholes. The lily pads are along the waterhole in Oombulgurri. Oombulgurri was a small community. It got shut down, and everyone had to leave. Some moved to Wyndham. I came to Kalumburu. There’s biggest mob of waterholes in Oombulgurri - fresh water waterholes, no crocs. It’s beautiful. I painted the lily pads because I like drawing them. It reminds me of my favourite place. Everytime I go to the waterhole, I look at the lily pads. And I just jump in the waterhole and smell the lily pads. They smell good. I dive under the water and forget all my troubles. It’s my happy place”.

Dulcie created this design at a Magpie Goose textile design workshop at Kalumburu Strong Women's Centre in August 2018. 

Size and fit

Eliza (sunnies) wears size 8 (bust: 90cm, waist: 74cm, hips: 105cm, height: 168cm)

Jub wears size 22 top loosely (bust: 116cm, waist: 100cm, hips: 121cm, height 165cm)

The following is size of the garment, in centimetres.

6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
bust 95 100 105 110 115 120 125 131 137
across shoulder 34 35 36 38 39 40.5 42 43 44
sleeve circ 32 33.5 35 36.5 38 39.5 41 43 44.8
hem circ 96 101 106 111 116 121 126 132 138
front length 40 41 42 43 44 46 48 50 52

Treat me right

Design is printed on 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 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.

Box top - Lily pads
Box top - Lily pads
Box top - Lily pads
Box top - Lily pads
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03/01/2021
Beautiful story, love this piece

Feels comfy and special all at once - thank you Dulce for such beautiful design and story.

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Aimee B.
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