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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art
The Aboriginal Memorial gallery See nearby items

On display on Level G

Djardie ASHLEY

Rittharrngu people

Australia 1950 – 2007


Ganalbingu people

Australia born 1942

Pythons/rarrk 1987-88 Description: Red base, white top with black painted eye. Pythons and rarrk (crosshatching) (An installation of 200 hollow log coffins)

Collection Title: The Aboriginal Memorial
Place made: Ramingining, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, installation, natural earth pigments on wood

Primary Insc: Inside atop rim "Djukulul & Djardi".
Dimensions: height 183.0 h cm diameter top 10.0 h cm diameter base 13.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of funds from National Gallery admission charges and commissioned in 1987.
Accession No: NGA 87.2240.11