Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Collection

Australian :: Sculptures

Crocodile crate

Australia, 1955
Meriam Mir people, Torres Strait Islands

Crocodile crate

from the series 'Ailan Crates and Traits in the Straits'

2004, Brisbane, Queensland

plastic bags, seagrass, raffia, rope, string, wire, paint, Queensland emu feathers, bamboo skewers, shells, Erub Island/Torres Strait seedpods, Papua New Guinean wooden spear, linoleum

127.0 x 97.0 x 57.0 cm (irreg.)

South Australian Government Grant 2005

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

© Janice Peacock