Tiwi people

Australia 1925 – 1985

Tutini [Pukumani pole, cylindrical pole carved in one piece with four bands of geometrical coloured decoration] c.1979 Place made: Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, natural pigments on ironwood

Dimensions: 225.0 h x 34.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.2773
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