‘Story of the Women's Camp and the Origins of Damper'

Anatjari Tjakamarra1973

National Museum of Australia

National Museum of Australia
Canberra, Australia

This dot painting on composition board has five terracotta-colour squares painted down the middle. There are black circles in each square. On either side of the squares there are three columns of ovals. The ovals are linked to one another with orange lines and yellow dots within them. A hanging device that exists of two nails on either side of a wire is attached separately. The composition board is framed in a dark brown wooden frame.


  • Title: ‘Story of the Women's Camp and the Origins of Damper'
  • Creator: Anatjari (Yanyatjarri) Tjakamarra
  • Date: 1973
  • Location: Western Desert, Australia
  • External Link: National Museum of Australia website
  • Dimensions: W 990mm x H 1295mm x D 45mm
  • Collection: Yanyatjarri Tjakamarra collection National Museum of Australia

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