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Collection

Yirawala

(Australia 1903 – 17 Apr 1976)

Language group
Kuninjku, Arnhem region
Title
Birth of Kundaagi
Other titles:
Magico-religious, sacred and secret
Place of origin
Western Arnhem LandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Year
(early 1970s)
Media category
Bark painting
Materials used
natural pigments on bark
Dimensions

31.0 x 56.0 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Qantas 1996
Accession number
682.1996
Location
Not on display
Further information

This work represents the sacred Maraian Ceremony of the Kunwinjku clan of Western Arnhem Land.