Pularti means breast. If a womans baby he passed away she paints her breasts in such a way to show her loss. It represents her breast milk. The mother that has lost her son has this design painted on her breasts and puts on armbands and a headband (depicted) for the funeral ceremony.
|Artist||SUSAN WANJI WANJI|
|Size & Medium||150 x 80 cm Ochre on Canvas|
This design depicts the Kulama ceremony of the Tiwi people: the dancers and singers create a circle and prepare the poisonous yam for eating, as indicated by the circles in...
Catalog No 11sww858 Artist SUSAN WANJI WANJI Size & Medium 119x40cm ochre on canvas Category Painting Artist Profile
Turtle Catalog No 14-22 Title Jarrakalani Artist SUSAN WANJI WANJI Size & Medium 80 x 50 cm ochre on linen Category Painting Artist Profile