Title: Hairstring, size 1200 x 900 mm.
Dreaming: Makinti often painted designs associated with travels of Kungka Kutjarra (Two Women). The linear patterns in her paintings represent the hair-string skirts worn by the women during ceremonies when they celebrated these stories through song and dance. The skirts are woven from human hair using a simple spindle made of two sticks.
Artist's Language/Country: Pintupi/Kintore. Life: c. 1922 to 2011, born Karrkurritinytja,Painted: 2006/Code: PPFA 2021-9
Medium: Acrylic on Belgian linen.
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