Bush Banana WIDE Australian Aboriginal fabric by Donna Abbot
Bush Banana Australian Aboriginal fabric depicts the flower of the Bush Banana, a staple of Aboriginal diet. This Australian Aboriginal fabric is printed on high quality 100 % cotton with a soft hand and is ideal for quilting, garments, home decor and other crafts. The fabric is 54" wide. Please note: The repeat is a HUGE 23" , if you want to make sure you get a WHOLE flower, please buy 1 yard. In this wide fabric, you get three of the blooms across the width of the fabric.
Bush Banana is a woody climbing vine growing on other shrubs and trees. Its flowers are creamy in color, the thick narrow leaves grow on a short stock and the fruit is pear shaped. The fruits have good nutritional and medicinal value; the extract and paste of leaves are often used to treat pains and upset stomachs.
Donna Abbot is a skillful artist from Alice Springs, Northern Territory.