Aboriginal Australian Dog Bandana - Waterhole & Seeds
A traditional square tie-on bandana, handmade with 100% cotton fabric designed here in Australia by an Aboriginal artist.
Authentic Aboriginal Art by Anna Pitjara
Anna Pitjara comes from a well-known Aboriginal artist family. She was born at Utopia Station in 1965. Her artwork on waterhole and seeds is bold, strong and neat. Both seeds and waterhole are neatly drawn in a semi desert surrounding.
For the 60,000 years that Aboriginal people have lived in Australia, water has played a critical role, not just for survival in an often arid and harsh environment, but also for its significance in Aboriginal culture and identity. Water helped in defining language boundaries and ceremonial places and also underpins many land management practices (source).
In some areas, artwork and carvings on trees that were thousands of years old pointed the way to water sources that were difficult to find. Over the past two hundred years, many of these trees and artworks have been removed as a result of land clearing and farming.
Every order plants a native tree in Australia.
Please allow a two-finger gap when you measure for a comfortable and secure fit.
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Each bandana is completed with a snap button, making it safer for your furry friend to wear.
Hand wash and hang to dry away from direct sunlight. We recommend to use an environmentally friendly laundry detergent or gentle soap. Alternatively, spot clean with a stain remover.
Although very durable, our accessories are not meant for rough wear. To prolong the life of your item, please remove before play dates and spot clean only. Never leave your furry friend unattended wearing a bandana, bow tie or any other accessory.