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Collection

Unknown

(Australia  – )

Title
Totemic emblem (Pied goose)
Place of origin
Central Arnhem LandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Year
circa 1950s
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
paperbark, vegetable fibre string, beeswax, wood, feathers, red, yellow, white, black painted decoration
Dimensions

64.7 h x 10.2 diam. at base

Credit
Purchased 1962
Accession number
IA24.1962
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Hetti Perkins and Ken Watson, A material thing - objects from the collection, Sydney, 1999, 3, 4 (colour illus.).

Margie West, One sun one moon: Aboriginal art in Australia, ‘Woven meaning: The continuity of Aboriginal fibre art’, pg. 271-275, Sydney, 2007, 270 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (1)

A material thing - Objects from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 31 Aug 1998–09 Feb 1999