Collection Online
batik on silk, cotton
73.3 cm (centre back) 37.5 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
Utopia, Northern Territory
label, inside waistband at front, printed on silk: Handcrafted at / Utopia / Northern Territory / Australia
Accession Number
Indigenous Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through the NGV Foundation by Dr Helen Tom, Member, 2002
© Hilda (Cookie) Menmatwek Pwerl
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
Wrap around skirt in batik on silk. The design features a black section at top with stylised flowers in ochre printed around the centre graduating to ochre and green and white pattern with motifs below. The skirt fastens at the waist with two fabric ties.