Woven Basket Ruth Bates 1109-21
Tjanpi artists use native grasses to create contemporary fibre art. This beautifully woven round basket is handmade by Ruth Bates.
Dimensions: 36cm x 15cm x 8cm H
Materials: Tjanpi (wild harvested grass)
Tjanpi Desert Weavers is a social enterprise of the Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women’s Council created to enable women in Australia's remote central deserts to earn their own income from fibre art. Tjanpi represents more than 400 Aboriginal women artists from 26 remote communities on the NPY lands. The NPY lands cover approximately 350,000 square kilometres across the tri-state (WA, SA, NT) border region of Central Australia.
Click here to learn more about the Tjanpi Desert Weavers.