Item - Dhuwa moiety ancestral beings

ID UNSW BP 1990/0510 (088545)
Artist UNKNOWN ( - )
Title Dhuwa moiety ancestral beings
Alternate Titles
Category Painting
Medium bark
Materials ochres on eucalyptus bark
Edition Number
Measurements (cms)  
  Height 75.50
  Width 36.00
  Depth 0.00
  Other Box frame: 96.5 x 57 x 6.5 cms
  Where Australia, NT, Millingimbi
Style NE Arnhem Land
Subject Religion
Credit Line Presented by Dr Milton Roxanas through the Taxation Incentives for the Arts Scheme, 1990
Description/Remarks    Bark painting depicting a black file snake and a black turtle, each set within two bordered sections of "rarrk" or cross-hatched patterning; and facing one another towards the centre of image. ("Millingimbi" inscribed verso).
Exhibition History

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