An image of Ceremonial dancing for dead baby and baby being born

Mawalan Marika

(Australia circa 1908 – 26 Nov 1967)

Community
Yirrkala, Arnhem region
Language group
Rirratjingu, Arnhem region

Ceremonial dancing for dead baby and baby being born

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Yirrkala, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Year
circa 1959
Media
Bark painting
Medium
natural pigments on bark
Dimensions
45.1 x 27.6 cm (irreg.)
Credit
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1959
Accession number
IA51.1959
Copyright
© Mawalan Marika. Licensed by Copyright Agency