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Collection

Portaminni Stephen

(Australia circa 1930 – )

Language group
Tiwi, North region
Title
Female mourning stick
Other titles:
Stick
Place of origin
Melville IslandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Year
circa 1957
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
painted wood
Dimensions

61.8 x 7.5 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1957
Accession number
9446
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 6. cat.no. A11

Exhibition history (1)

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1957, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 Feb 1958–16 Mar 1958