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Title

Bark basket


Artist

Unknown

Australia


Details


Place where the work was made

Melville Island Northern Territory Australia


Date

1959


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

bark, red, yellow, pink-white, black on black ground


Dimensions

108.0 x 54.0 x 39.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Stuart Scougall 1959


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA26.1959


Artist information

Unknown

Works in the collection

512


Place

Where the work was made
Melville Island

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Hetti Perkins and Ken Watson, A material thing - objects from the collection, Sydney, 1999, 7.

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 6. cat.no. A1