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Title

Totemic emblem (Ceremonial use)

circa 1950s

Artist

Unknown

Australia

No image
  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Central Arnhem Land Northern Territory Australia
    Date
    circa 1950s
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    hardwood, string, down, wax, red, yellow, white painted decoration
    Dimensions
    66.6 x 5.5 cm overall :

    a - totemic emblem, 66.5 x 5.5 cm

    b - string/decoration, 72.8 cm, length

    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Purchased 1962
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    IA38.1962.a-b
    Copyright
    Unable to display image due to cultural restrictions
    Artist information
    Unknown

    Works in the collection

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Central Arnhem Land

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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