(Australia circa 1930 – 09 Jan 2011)
- Language group
Pintupi, Western Desert region
Seed Gathering Napangati women
- Place of origin
Walungurru (Kintore) →
Northern Territory →
- Media category
- Materials used
- synthetic polymer paint on linen canvas
61.0 x 31.0 cm
- Signature & date
- Not signed. Not dated.
- Mollie Gowing Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Aboriginal Art 1997
- Accession number
- © Estate of Makinti Napanangka. licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
- Not on display
- Further information
This painting depicts designs associated with a group of women of the Napangati kinship subsection at Lake MacDonald. These women have been gathering the seeds from the Mungilypa shrub (Tecticornia verrucosa), a small fleshy plant which grows mainly near semi-saline lakes or claypans. These seeds are ground into a paste which is then cooked on the coals to form a type of unleavened bread.
Documentation Card, Papunya Tula Artists Pty Ltd, 1996
- Exhibition history (1)
Papunya Women, Utopia Art Sydney, Waterloo, 16 Nov 1996–14 Dec 1996
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