Totemic Turtles

  • Title
    Fresh Water Turtles
  • Artist
    unknown
  • Location
    Maningrida, Central Arnhem Land
  • Date
    1974
  • Size
    60cm (L) x 31cm (W)
  • Price
    $985.00

This work collected in the mid 70s depicts the totemic turtles swimming amongst sea grass.  The stylistic designs on the back of the turtles are often used in sacred body painting on men during rituals.

This work is in exceptional condition

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This work collected in the mid 70s depicts the totemic turtles swimming amongst sea grass.  The stylistic designs on the back of the turtles are often used in sacred body painting on men during rituals.

This work is in exceptional condition