WILD BUSH FLOWERS – PURPLE
Designer: Lyla Campbell
Composition: 100% Cotton
Fabric Width: 110 cm
Wild Bush Flowers (purple colourway) is by aboriginal designer Layla Campbell basing the design on traditional Dreamtime stories.
Dreamtime Story for Wild Bush Flowers
Layla comes from Yuendumu, Northern Territory, and belongs to the Warlpiri language group. She is an accomplished indigenous artist whose paintings have been acquired by many private collectors. Her paintings are about traditional Aboriginal stories and symbols. Her Dreaming is ‘Wild Bush Flowers’ which she inherited from the ancestors however she has skillfully developed her individual style of painting in to the canvas.
This artwork depicts bush seeds, wild flowers and pods gathered by the Aboriginal women in Central Australia. Bush seeds and pods are the staple bush tucker and they are also collected for countless other purposes, such as traditional bush medicine.