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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Dog figure ('camp dog') (a) woven from vegetable fibre and painted; with four wooden legs (b-e) and two wooden ears (f-g). The body is made from twined pandanus, paperbark and a painted ochre surface.

  • Producer name

  • Ethnic name

  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 119 centimetres (a)
    • Height: 49.5 centimetres (total)
    • Width: 16 centimetres (a)
    • Length: 57 centimetres (b)
    • Length: 49.5 centimetres (e)
    • Length: 13.5 centimetres (f)
    • Length: 12.5 centimetres (g)
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    2011 26 May-11 Sep, London, BM, G91, Baskets and Belonging: Indigenous Australian Histories

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Purchased from the Rebecca Hossack Gallery, March 2011.

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • 4396-03 (arts centre catalogue number)

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