The painting shows the vines from two yam that bear flowers and drop fruit when ripened. Yams are a staple food in the dry season in Arnhem Land and women dig them up and cook them in hot ashes. This work is segment of the larger epic story relating to the ancestral homeland of the artist's clan, a place called Djliwiri in Buckingham Bay.

Physical Description

A single sheet of bark (Stringybark, Eucalytpus tetrodonta) painted with natural pigments.

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