Underground Water in black
Underground Water in Olive is a design by Australian Aboriginal artist Janet Long for M&S Textiles. Janet Long is a well-known and skilled artist and she wonderfully depicted soakage, aquifers porous, rocks,
Water is a most precious commodity in Northern Territory. Annual average rainfall in Alice Spring is about 24mm. 90% of the Territory's water supply comes from underground. The Todd River flows through Alice Springs only when there is downpour of rain water, otherwise most of the time the river is just dry sand.
In the old days there was no ‘town water’ supply available. Despite this, Aboriginal people knew where to find drinking water. Water was available underneath the soil near trees, rocks and near the wild bird movements etc. Aboriginal people used digging sticks and coolamon to dig and fetch the water to drink.
100% quilting weight cotton, 115cm wide
Fabric is sold in 25cm increments cut across the width of fabric, however you may request a FQ by leaving a comment at the checkout. Wherever possible multiples will be supplied as a continuous length.
1 = 25cm
2 = 50cm
3 = 75cm
4 = 1m and so on