Doll Set 27cm Bush Melon Pink Boy & Girl unique dolls

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Bush Melon an original artwork by Betty Mbitjana has been used by our artisans to create the outfits.  All Dolls Look similar to picture but every doll is an individual with varying skin tones.  Dolls 27cm 

For thousands of years, Aboriginal people were hunters and gatherers living entirely on the abundant wild food also known as bush tucker. Nowadays many of them still eat this traditional food but they no longer rely on it for survival.

The Bush Melon is a sweet bush tucker that once grew in abundance at Utopia. As well as providing water, these melons are a good source of some essentials vitamins and minerals. Betty’s mother and other women would gather the fruit to be eaten at once, or to be stored for times when bush tucker was scarce.

The Aboriginal iconography in this work refers to awelye (body paint) associated with the women’s ceremony and the bush melon. The U-shape with lines represents women and other lines represent body painting markings. The large circles represent a ceremonial site and small circles represent the bush melon itself. The dotted areas are seed pods rom the bush melon.


SKU 198_BMP1_150
Brand Awe & Wonder
Unit of measure Set

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