Shirt Bamboo Dreaming - Bush Tomato
Shirt Bamboo Dreaming - Bush Tomato
Shirt Bamboo Dreaming - Bush Tomato
Shirt Bamboo Dreaming - Bush Tomato
Shirt Bamboo Dreaming - Bush Tomato
Shirt Bamboo Dreaming - Bush Tomato
Shirt Bamboo Dreaming - Bush Tomato
Shirt Bamboo Dreaming - Bush Tomato
Shirt Bamboo Dreaming - Bush Tomato
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Shirt Bamboo Dreaming - Bush Tomato

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Made from organically grown wild bamboo, this shirt features a loose fit, chest pocket and bamboo wood-look buttons. 

Care and Use Instructions: cold machine wash with like colours. Do not bleach, soak or rub

Do not tumble dry. Warm iron, Do not dry clean

Here are some of the reasons we love Bamboo Clothing:

  • Sustainable
  • Eco-friendly
  • Naturally Organic- bamboo is grown without pesticides or fertilizers. Luxuriously soft - bamboo feels like silky cashmere.
  • Comfortable and Anti-Static– Fabric made from bamboo is incredibly soft and luxurious, and has an anti-static nature, so it sits well against your skin without clinging.
  • Absorbent- bamboo absorbs up to 60% more water than cotton. This makes it an excellent choice for drawing moisture off the body.
  • Antibacterial– Bamboo is naturally and continuously antibacterial, staying fresh and odour free for longer.
  • Breathable- the porous nature of the fibre makes it breathable and extremely comfortable against the skin.
  • Thermo-regulating- keeps the wearer warm in cool weather, and cool in warm weather.
  • Hypoallergenic- bamboo's organic and natural properties make it non-irritating so perfect for extra sensitive skin
  • UV Protective– it cuts out 98% of harmful UV rays.

COMPOSITION:65%  Bamboo Fiber  35% Cotton

PAINTING STORY

Wanakiji Jukurrpa (Bush Tomato Dreaming)

The Wanakiji Jukurrpa (bush tomato [Solanum chippendalei] Dreaming) travels through Yaturlu (near Mount Theo, north of Yuendumu). “Wanakiji” grows in open spinifex country and is a small, prickly plant with purple flowers that bears green fleshy fruit with many small black seeds. After collecting the fruit the seeds are removed with a small wooden spoon called ‘kajalarra’. The fruit then can be eaten raw or threaded onto skewers called ‘turlturrpa’ and then cooked over a fire. ‘Wanakiji’ can also be skewered and left to dry. When they are prepared in this way it is called ‘turlturrpa’ and the fruit can be kept for a long time. In contemporary Warlpiri paintings traditional iconography is used to represent the Jukurrpa, particular sites and other elements. The Wanakiji Jukurrpa belongs to Napanangka/Napangardi women and Japanangka/Japangardi men.

Artist: Juliette Nakamarra Morris