Meriam Mer people
Erub (Darnley) Island, Torres Strait Island, Queensland born 1950
Whoumerr, frigate bird
dance mask [Whoumerr, Frigate bird] 1991 Description: A dance mask constructed from wood and metal depicting three frigate birds flying over Erub [Darnley] Island. The birds are painted with black, red and yelow enamel.
Place made: Erub (Darnley Island), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, plywood, wire, rubber, fishing line, cotton string, enamel paint, plastic