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

On display on Level G

David MALANGI DAYMIRRINGU

Manharrngu people

Australia 1927 – 1999

Herringbone pattern, water python, waterlily bulbs and leaves, diver ducks, tortoise 1987-88 Description: Unpainted base, yellow top with white band and white 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

Dimensions: height 236.5 h cm diameter top 24.5 h cm diameter base 21.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of funds from National Gallery admission charges and commissioned in 1987.
Accession No: NGA 87.2240.130