Collection Online
Medium
earthenware
Measurements
11.7 × 22.6 × 18.6 cm
Place/s of Execution
Penrith, New South Wales
Accession Number
1995.393
Department
Indigenous Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased with the assistance of the Commonwealth Government, through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body, 1995
� The Estate of Josephine Haines
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
This hand-modelled, black fired pot is associated in the potter's mind with unfired, clay widow's caps worn by Kamileroi women when their husbands died. The textured, organic form of the pot, pitted and contoured in skull shape is a strength of the object.