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Title

Female figure


Artist

Enraeld Djulabinyanna

Australia

circa 1895 - 1968

Language group

Tiwi, North region


About

The figure is painted with designs traditionally employed by the Tiwi for decorating the mortuary poles, ceremonial baskets and ceremonial spears, as well as for the human body.

Harry Messel


Details


Place where the work was made

Melville Island Northern Territory Australia


Cultural origin

Tiwi Islands


Date

circa 1960s


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

carved and painted wood


Dimensions

48.0 x 10.0 cm


Credit

Gift of Harry Messel 1990


Location

Not on display


Accession number

133.1990


Artist information

Enraeld Djulabinyanna

Works in the collection

2


Place

Where the work was made
Melville Island