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Marrka (Shield)
(c. 1900)

Medium
earth pigments on wood (Gyrocarpus sp.)
Measurements
82.5 × 18.5 × 7.5 cm
Place/s of Execution
Dampier Land, Western Australia
Accession Number
2011.177
Department
Indigenous Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 2011
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Gallery location
Gallery 5
Level 2, NGV Australia
Description
Zig-zag (ramu) pattern originates from Dampierland peninsula (Broome to Cape Leveque).