PARRYING SHIELD SMALL WIDE - GUM LEAVES WOMINDJEKA DESIGN
Parrying Malgarr with Womindjeka Gum Leaves Design.
Traditionally malgarr ( shields ) were used with liyangayil ( fighting clubs)
for hand to hand combat with our enemies. I have replicated the shape of
these shields in my artwork.
Many Gum Leaves “Djerrang-U Wurrdhadindu”
Green gum leaves are burnt in a “darnuk” or wooden bowl.
This creates smoke, which we invite visitors to walk through to be cleansed and welcomed to our country. Womindjeka - Welcome
Hand crafted in Australia from Australian Red Cedar timber.
All artefacts come with an information card. The card has information about the artist, artefact and design. All designs are based on traditional symbols from South East Australia.
Size: Small Wide PMSW
Measurements: 550mm L x 155mm W x 20mm Deep Please note: Due to these items being handmade, these measurements are approximate only.
Shields come with a hanger attached to the back ( see photo ) to make
for easy hanging on your wall. Photo One shows front, Photo Two shows the back.