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Textile (batik) on length of silk habutai. Main colours: mauve, dark brown, black, white.
- 1996-1997 (circa)
- Made in: Ernabella
- (Oceania,Australia,South Australia,Ernabella)
- Found/Acquired: London
- (Europe,British Isles,England,London)
- Length: 225 centimetres
- Width: 115 centimetres
Purchased on 6 September 2001 during a visit to the Department of Ethnography by a group of artists from Ernabella Arts Inc., Ernabella, South Australia, with the current Co-ordinator of Ernabella Arts, Hilary Furlong. The women were in England to participate in the 'This Earth for Us' exhibition, and visited the Department in order to view some other recently-purchased Ernabella silks (Oc2001,09.1 - Oc2001,09.3).See also Eickelkamp (1999), ''Don't ask for stories...' the women of Ernabella and their art'.
This piece was included in the exhibition 'This Earth for Us: Stories and Art from Australia's First People', which after showing at the Commonwealth Institute, London (2000), toured to the British Empire and Commonwealth Museum, Bristol (January-June 2001) and the City Art Centre, Edinburgh (cJuly - 6 October 2001).
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Object reference number: EOC35270
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