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Wraparound skirt

batik on silk, cotton
77.1 cm (centre back) 35.3 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
Three Bores, Northern Territory
Accession Number
Indigenous Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through the NGV Foundation by Dr Helen Tom, Member, 2002
© The Estate of Gloria Ngal
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
Batik silk wrap around skirt in red, brown, pink and white hues. The upper section features purple patterns on a red background graduating to a complex border in pink, red and white hues at the hemline. The skirt fastens at the waist with two ties extending either side of the waist band. The back panel of the skirt has a small panel section sewn horizontally to complete the circular shape of the skirt.