1995/0262 Rug - Jila-Waterhole design

Rug - Jila-Waterhole design

Artist

Jimmy PIKE
Indigenous
Birth:
c 1940
 in
Japingka, south of Fitzroy Crossing, Great Sandy Desert, Western Australia
Death:
03 Nov 2002
 in
Derby, Western Australia
Desert Designs

Artwork

Title
Rug - Jila-Waterhole design
Date
1995 {(original design c. 1983)}
Medium/Material
hand tufted
Dimensions
1.7 x 2.36 mts (Height x Width x Depth)
Credit line
Purchased 1995
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Accession Number
1995/0262
Currently not on display

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Artist statementDreamtime man left food buried around jila. Green stones like emu eggs (were left) where food was buried. The people know that there is food at this place. (O'Ferrall, Jimmy Pike - Desert Designs, 1995)

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