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Tiwi people

Australia 1930 – 1985

Bima, the unfaithful wife of Purukaparli 1979
Collection Title: Bima, the unfaithful wife of Purukaparli, Tiwi Dreamtime hero
Place made: Bathurst and Melville Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, carved ironwood, natural pigments

Dimensions: 69.5 h x 21.0 w x 21.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1982
Accession No: NGA 82.377.A-B