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Yarla Jukurrpa (Bush yam Dreaming)

batik on cotton
161.0 × 88.5 cm
Place/s of Execution
Yuendumu, Northern Territory
Accession Number
Indigenous Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of Waltons Limited, Fellow 1995
© Peggy Napurrurla Poulson/Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Asymmetrical composition in white and yellow on sepia, with dotted and plain sections, the design is singularly bold and simple with strong tonal contrasts. The use of concentric circles, arcs and U-shapes with dominant lines or travelling paths suggest it is a men's design.