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earth pigments and synthetic polymer paint on wood
64.3 × 20.8 × 7.4 cm
Place/s of Execution
Papunya, Northern Territory
Accession Number
Indigenous Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 2011
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Gallery location
Gallery 5
Level 2, NGV Australia
Engraved designs front and back suggest that this is an older shield that was over-painted more recently (C.1970) with a snake/water design with cloud shapes (bars) and sites (roundles) in red ochre and pipeclay dots, black pigment.