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Title

Sea bird

1960


Artist

Makani Wilingarr

Australia

1905 - 1984

Language group

Mildjingi, Arnhem region


Details


Place where the work was made

Central Arnhem Land Northern Territory Australia


Date

1960


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

paper bark, string, wood, feathers, colours: red, yellow, white


Dimensions

38.1 h x 8.9 w


Credit

Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1960


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA77.1960


Artist information

Makani Wilingarr

Artist profile

Works in the collection

16


Place

Where the work was made
Central Arnhem Land

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Margie West, One sun one moon: Aboriginal art in Australia, ‘Woven meaning: The continuity of Aboriginal fibre art’, pg. 271-275, Sydney, 2007, 270 (colour illus.).

A material thing - objects from the collection, Sydney, 1999, 4 (colour illus.).