Collection Online
Medium
earth pigments on canvas
Measurements
191.5 × 31.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Milikapiti, Melville Island, Northern Territory
Accession Number
1995.638
Department
Indigenous Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of the Estate of George Adams, Fellow, 1995
© Lois Mungatopi/Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Depicts grave post with the head of Purukuparli, the major Tiwi ancestor. Both the post and the background are boldly painted with lines and dots.