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Title

Female mourning stick


Artist

Portaminni Stephen

Australia

circa 1930 -

Language group

Tiwi, North region


Details


Other Title

Stick


Place where the work was made

Melville Island Northern Territory Australia


Date

circa 1957


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

painted wood


Dimensions

51.5 x 9.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1957


Location

Not on display


Accession number

9447


Artist information

Portaminni Stephen

Works in the collection

13


Place

Where the work was made
Melville Island

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


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