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Tiwi people

Australia 1924 /1928 – 2003

Male figure c.1996 Description: figure with lines of dots on torso and face,brown legs and arms, black base with yellow stripes and yellow neck
Place made: Milikapiti, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, natural pigments on iron wood hand painted. possibly use of comb for applying dots in Tiwi painting tradition.

Dimensions: 82.0 h x 15.0 w x 14.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.866