Kids' Pinafore - Stingrays (cream on green)

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Kids' Pinafore - Stingrays (cream on green)
Kids' Pinafore - Stingrays (cream on green)
Kids' Pinafore - Stingrays (cream on green)
  • Cream print on green linen/cotton
  • A-line style kid's dress
  • Buttons on front of shoulders
  • Big front pocket for collecting treasures
  • Lined with cotton
  • Textile design by Cathy Bundamurra, Kalumburu WA 
  • Hand screen printed in Australia
  • Ethically made in Sydney

Artist: Cathy Bundamurra

"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." 

Art story: Catch a stingray with a spear

“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 seperate 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.

Size and fit

0 (6-12 mth) 1 (12-18 mth) 2 (2 years) 3 (3 years) 4 (4 years)
Hem circumference (cms) 83 92 101 107 113.5
Chest circumference underarm (cms) 53 56 59 61 63
Front length neckline to hem) cms 30 35 40 44 48

 

Treat me right

Design is printed on linen/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.

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. 

Kids' Pinafore - Stingrays (cream on green)
Kids' Pinafore - Stingrays (cream on green)
Kids' Pinafore - Stingrays (cream on green)