Collection Online
batik on silk
252.0 × 191.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Nauiyu Nambiyu, Northern Territory
label, woven in gold on gold acetate l.r.: MEREPEN ARTS / NAUIYU / DALY RIVER N.T. / AUSTRALIA
Accession Number
First Nations Australia
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1997
© Patricia Marrfurra McTaggart and Merrepen Arts
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
The object is a rectangular length of silk fabric. Design consists of two yellow and white flowered waterlillies repeatedly, consecutively. These motifs are surrounded by red dots. The background is black. Attached to one edge of fabric is a small, cream, rectangular label. The inscriptions is in gold and it reads: Merepen Arts, Naulya, Daly River NT, Australia.