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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art
The Aboriginal Memorial gallery See nearby items (accurate to +/- 12 hrs)


Gupapuyngu people

Australia 1936 – 2005

Herringbone design 1987-88 Description: red base, yellow top, black eye (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: On top rim "Djunginy (crossed out) GISS 787/9". Inside top rim "Wululu".
Dimensions: height 148.5 h cm diameter top 12.0 h cm diameter base 10.5 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of funds from National Gallery admission charges and commissioned in 1987.
Accession No: NGA 87.2240.106