Lorne, Victoria, Australia 1947 – Paris, France 1992

Australian fetish 1977 Description: necklace
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: jewellery, necklaces, coloured acrylic, coloured oil paint, wood (gumnuts), metal

Dimensions: length 37.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Crafts Board Collection donated by the Australia Council 1982
Accession No: NGA 82.1653.A-C
Subject: Collection: The Crafts Board of Australia Council collection of Australian and International decorative and design arts, acquired 1982.
Image rights: Courtesy of copyright owner, Merlene Gibson (sister)
  • Peter Tully’s ‘urban tribalwear’ body ornaments drew from the street and Gay subcultures that began to energise the inner cities in the 1970s.

    Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra