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Title

Burala (wings of the diver duck)

circa 1950s


Artist

Tom Djawa

Australia

1905 - 23 Mar 1980

Language group

Gupapuyngu, Arnhem region


Details


Other Title

Bullroarer


Date

circa 1950s


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

natural pigmetns on wood, vegetable fibre string


Dimensions

106.0 x 9.5 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1962


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA56.1962


Artist information

Tom Djawa

Artist profile

Works in the collection

9


Place

Where the work was made
Milingimbi

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Cara Pinchbeck, Art from Milingimbi, ‘Djawa’, pg. 76-85, Sydney, 2016, 82 (colour illus.), 141.