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Title

Bark basket

1959


Artist

Unknown

Australia


Details


Place where the work was made

Melville Island Northern Territory Australia


Date

1959


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

natural fibres


Dimensions

97.0 x 54.5 x 46.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1959


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA27.1959


Artist information

Unknown

Works in the collection

521


Place

Where the work was made
Melville Island

Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Edmund Capon, Unknown, Tony Tuckson, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Christopher Hodges, Helen Eager, Unknown, Unknown, Daphne Wallace and Unknown, Gamarada, Sydney, 1996, 51 (colour illus.).

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 6. cat.no. A5

Margie West, One sun one moon: Aboriginal art in Australia, ‘It belongs to no one else: The dynamic art of the Tiwi’, pg. 125-131, Sydney, 2007, 126 (colour illus.).

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