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Title

Female figure

circa 1960s

Artist

Enraeld Djulabinyanna

Australia

circa 1895 - 1968

Language group

Tiwi, North region

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Melville Island Northern Territory Australia
    Cultural origin
    Tiwi Islands
    Date
    circa 1960s
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    carved and painted wood
    Dimensions
    48.0 x 10.0 cm
    Credit
    Gift of Harry Messel 1990
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    133.1990
    Artist information
    Enraeld Djulabinyanna

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    The figure is painted with designs traditionally employed by the Tiwi for decorating the mortuary poles, ceremonial baskets and ceremonial spears, as well as for the human body.

    Harry Messel

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Melville Island

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

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