Canvas Print Bantimita – Message Stick series 3
Bantimita – Message Stick (Awabakal Language) series 3
This artwork is symbolic of Aboriginal message sticks, depicted by the continued multi-coloured lines running vertically across the work. Each coloured area represents a different message stick with tiny lined engravings depicted of the message the stick carried. One who carried the message stick was traditionally granted safe and protected entry to other nation's territory.
The messages inscribed on the stick (by painting, carving, burning etc.) were primarily "prompts" for the messenger so that the message would be conveyed consistently to each different nation's elders. Typical messages would be announcements of ceremonies, disputes, invitations, warnings, meetings, events and happenings.
Available in 5 sizes, the canvas frames are made of kiln-dried wood to a depth of 3cm. These high-quality frames have a raised lip along their edges that prevents indentations from appearing on the canvas prints.
The high quality canvases are made from matte cotton and their GSM count is 360. In order to protect your canvas photo prints, we seal them with a coating that makes them resistant to ultraviolet light, dust and water.
Canvases are made to order and take 10-15 business days for delivery.
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