A-line dress - Murnubbarr Karrolka (flying magpie geese) BLUE

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A-line dress - Murnubbarr Karrolka (flying magpie geese) BLUE
A-line dress - Murnubbarr Karrolka (flying magpie geese) BLUE
A-line dress - Murnubbarr Karrolka (flying magpie geese) BLUE
  • scooped neckline on front 
  • A-line shift style
  • above knee length
  • Fabric hand screen printed in Sydney
  • Black and white print on blue cotton
  • Made in Sydney

Artist and art centre 

Dora Diaguma is a Kuninjku woman from Maningrida, in Western Central Arnhem land. Her design is hand screen printed by Publisher Textiles for 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 textiles that tell the ancestral stories of their Arnhem Land country and cultures.

Art story 

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

Obby is 162cm tall and wears size 6 in this photo.

6 8 10 12 14 16
bust 80.5 85.5 90.5 95.5 100.5 105.5
hem width 130.4 135.4 140.4 145.4 150.4 155.4
dress length from neckline 78.16 78.94 79.72 80.5 81.28 82.06

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.

Shipping

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

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

Standard International post: AUD $15 

Express International Post: AUD $25 

NZ standard post: $13

NZ express express: $20

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.


A-line dress - Murnubbarr Karrolka (flying magpie geese) BLUE
A-line dress - Murnubbarr Karrolka (flying magpie geese) BLUE
A-line dress - Murnubbarr Karrolka (flying magpie geese) BLUE