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Title

Totemic emblem (Mosquito)

circa 1950s


Artist

Unknown

Australia


Details


Place where the work was made

Central Arnhem Land Northern Territory Australia


Date

circa 1950s


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

paperbark, vegetable fibre string, feathers, down, red, yellow, white, grey-green painted decoration


Dimensions

50.5 x 7.0 cm (irreg.)


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1962


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA32.1962


Artist information

Unknown

Works in the collection

527


Place

Where the work was made
Central Arnhem Land

Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


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