Rockholes Leather Purse
The Rockholes Cross Body Bag has been so popular, I thought I'd make purses too! The fun print by Ikuntji Artist's Alice Nampitjinpa Dixon tells a story of her country:
This is Uta Uta Tjangala’s country, which he has painted throughout his career. Nampitjinpa paints her father’s country of rockholes (puli) and sandhills (tali). There is plenty bushtucker – mangilpa, which are little black seeds around. The road to Kiwirrkurra passes Takupalangu on the side.
Alice describes the big swamp of Takupalangu, in her Fathers country. Takupalangu is filled up with bush vegetables called mungilpa. When Alice was a small girl she travelled this country with her family. Her mother used to collect mungilpa and pummel it into dough which she made into damper. It is also a good place for hunting bush meat as the swamp is surrounded by rock hills.
A fun and practical purse made with quality hand-screen printed fabric and soft grey silver leather back, with top-stitched detail. It's a great size to pair-up with a Shoulder Bag!
The purse is completely handmade and a one of a kind; own something locally made in Sydney or it can be great to give as a gift.
Adorned with a Riri metal zipper and lined with up-cycled silk.
(The pattern might differ slightly, and the leather back a slightly different colour, as I use up cycled leathers)
All fabrics are scotch-guarded.
Size: 16cm x 11 cm