Batik

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Registration number
40646
Item name
Batik 
Category
Cloth/Textile
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Tjalumi Mervin  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > South Australia > Central Australia > Amata
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
April 11, 2013 
Acquisition method
Purchased from Talapi 
Raw material
cotton, dye
Dimensions
H: 2600 mm W: 850 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Research notes

Made in 1990s on a homeland near Amata, now home to Tjala (honey ant) Arts, founded in 1999. Previous owner had originally purchased the batik from Araluen Arts Centre about 20 years ago. The artists name is handwritten on a Minmaku Arts tag with the batik.

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