Nyukana Baker (Daisy) was the chair of Ernabella Arts 1989-2000. She has been making batiks since the 1970s. Examples of her works are in 25 galleries and museums worldwide. Partos, L. (ed.), Warka Irititja Munu Kuwari Kutu: Work from the Past and the Present, A Celebration of Fifty Years of Ernabella Arts (Ernabella Arts Inc., Ernabella, 1998). Eth.Doc. ., See Eth Doc 826 for details of copyright permission., See also Eickelkamp (1999), ''Don't ask for stories...'. The women from Ernabella and their art'.
Acquisition date :: 2001 ::, Appeared in exhibition :: G2 Changing Museum ::, Bibliograpic reference :: Partos 1998 ::, Consists of :: silk ::, Dimension Length :: 200.00cm :: appx, Dimension Width :: 114.00cm :: check, Ethnic Group (Made by) :: Pitjantjatjara ::, Found (in) :: Ernabella ::, Found/Excavated/Collected (by) :: Young, Diana ::, Object type :: textile ::, Production (Made in) :: Ernabella ::, Production (Made) :: Baker, Nyukana ::, Production date :: 2001 :: May, Uses technique :: batik ::, Uses technique :: satin ::
Exhibition label :: G2 Changing Museum :: Silk batik by Nyukana Baker Ernabella, South Australia, AD 2001 Ernabella, near Uluru (Ayers Rock), is the home of the longest running indigenous artists' association in Australia. Opening in 1948, Ernabella Arts has become well-known for its batiks, with their distinctive patterns of repeating motifs, arranged in parallel lines the length of the textile. This batik was made for the museum by artist Nyukana Baker, of the Pitjantjatjara people, in 2001. Five dyeings were needed to create the unique flame design. AOA, Oc2001,09.1
Textile (batik) on silk satin with design of three parallel lines of flame. Main colours (five dyeings): oranges, yellow, reds on deep red ground.