Man-djarduk (Bush Apples) – Audrey Top, Navy

This item has been made in collaboration with Publisher Textiles, Sydney.

The profits from this sale go back to the artist Deborah Wurrkidj and towards the running of Babbarra Women’s Centre.

Timeless and stylish, just like its name sake Audrey Hepburn. Featuring flared mid length sleeves, a flattering rounded neck and a long waistline.

Print: Man-djarduk (Bush Apples)
By Deborah Wurrkidj

Deborah Wurrkidj is a Kuninjku artist from the Kurulk clan whose country lies around the outstation of Mumeka in central Arnhem Land. In this design she has depicted man-djarduk, red bush apples – a sweet, crisp bush food that is a favourite to collect.

Man-djarduk fruits in kurrung and kunumeleng seasons, the build-up and first rains seasons.

“This man-djarduk. Every wet season time they make red apple. Our family we going out bush and we collecting that bush tucker. Sometimes we collecting and we take home and eat with family, our grand children and grand daughter, family sharing. We eat that fresh one.” – Deborah Wurrkidj

Model: Joslina Darcy
Fabric: Cotton/linen.
Joslina is wearing a size 10
Photography by Babbarra Women’s Centre

Treat this handmade garment with love and it will love you back! Cold hand wash, drip dry in shade, warm iron. Avoid the tumble dryer and dry cleaner.Being handmade there may be some print variations, making each garment unique.

Hand printed and made in Australia