Margaret Ngilan Dodd

tjanpi desert weavers



Tjanpi (wild harvested grass) with pink, yellow, purple, and green raffia and wipiya (emu feather) base.

L25cm x W23cm x H10cm

Mimili SA

Margaret has been creating beautiful baskets for Tjanpi for many years. Margaret's artworks have a distinctive aesthetic – colourful striped vessels woven in a loose, organic style. Her daughter Sheena Dodd is also a celebrated weaver, renowned for her stunning sculptures - in particular, her birds.

Margaret lives in Mimili community on the APY Lands. Margaret's country is associated with Ted's Bore, near Sandy Bore (where she was born), about 20 kilometres from Mimili.