Collection Online
earth pigments on canvas
112.0 × 100.5 cm
Place/s of Execution
Milikapiti, Melville Island, Northern Territory
inscribed in fibre-tipped pen on reverse c.: Kitty Kantilla / Rau / Fire / Ochres on Linen / July 97. / (upward arrow)
Accession Number
Indigenous Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of Mobil Oil Australia Limited, Fellow, 1998
© Kitty Kantilla (Kutuwulumi Purawarrumpatu)/Licensed by Copyright Agency, Australia
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
Design consists of five panels of red, yellow, black and cream lines and dots on white background. The central image consists of a circular flower motif with lines and dots surrounding the left half of the motif connecting to edge of object. The right half surrounding the flower motif consists of plain red earth pigments. There are two plain thick black bands, one horizontal, c.-c.r. of circular motif. The second black band is located c.l.-l. parallel to circular motif. There are two thick yellow bands, one horizontal l.l.-l.c. and c.l.-c. There are two red thick bands, both horizontal one u.l.-u.c. and the second l.c.-l.r.