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Australian Aboriginal Yawkyawk Fiber Sculpture

US$2,500

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Fiber art by contemporary aboriginal artist Allison Guwanjguwanj. It depicts a dreamtime creature called "Yawkyawk" which is the ancestor of the clan. It is a mermaid-like creature living in the water. The pandanus fibers were field collected by the artist and hand dyed with natural dyes from plants and soil. Allison Guwanjguwanj Year of Birth: 1974 Nationality: Australian Region: West Central Arnhem Land Language Group: Kuninjku Medium: Fiber and natural dyes

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 68 in. (172.72 cm)Width: 40 in. (101.6 cm)Depth: 0.5 in. (1.27 cm)
  • Style
    Tribal (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Natural Fiber,Hand-Woven,
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    2000s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Natural wear and variation.
  • Seller Location
    Atlanta, GA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU9045822772

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    Ships From: Atlanta, GA
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 2 days of delivery.

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