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Wall Hanging - Lilija Duks-Stepe, Woven, 1989 Object Reg. No: SH 910279

Summary:
Wall Hanging designed and woven by Mrs. Lilija Duks-Stepe in Melbourne in 1989. Lilija continues to complete work in traditional method and rule to preserve Latvian heritage. The design is based on Latvian traditional design elements and rules, with the main element being the sun symbol, bearer of life. The other element is Austras tree, tree of light, or of the dawn, Austra, from which the sun rises in the morning.
Description:
Woven wall hanging in a multi-coloured geometric design suspended on a wooden rod.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Lilija Duks-Stepe, 1991
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 129.00 cm (Height), 79.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: cultural maintenance, domestic work, handcrafts, housework, latvian communities, latvian immigration
Themes this item is part of: Immigration & Artistic Practice Collection, Cultural Diversity Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Creative Practice
Tertiary Classification: textiles
Maker: Mrs Lilija Duks-Stepe, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1989

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