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Billy WARA

Pitjantjatjara people

Australia born 1920 – 2008

Piti, bowl [Large coolamon with snakes depicting the Piltati story] Description: carved Piti covered in poker work, Headband to carry Piti, four sticks set of six.
Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, wood Place Published: Jennifer Isaacs 1992 maruka desert crafts Double day published by TranswordPublishers (AUS) PTY LTD 15-25 Helles Avenue, Moorebank NSW 2170.

Dimensions: piti 23.4 h x 92.0 w x 27.1 d cm headband 4.8 h x 22.3 w x 22.3 d cm c) stick 2.0 h x 2.5 w x 23.8 d d) stick 1.0 h x 1.5 w x 25.50 d
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.879.A-F