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Collection

Unknown

(Australia  – )

Title
Totemic emblem (Honey bee-Gugu)
Place of origin
Central Arnhem LandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Year
circa 1950s
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
paperbark, vegetable fibre string, down, red, yellow, white, black painted decoration
Dimensions

65.4 h x 3.2 diam. at base

Credit
Purchased 1962
Accession number
IA26.1962
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

John Mundine and Renée Porter, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Aboriginal and Melanesian', pg. 57-71, Sydney, 1988, 63 (colour illus.).

Hetti Perkins and Ken Watson, A material thing - objects from the collection, Sydney, 1999, 3.

Exhibition history (1)

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