Churinga, 20th century

  • Aborigine, Australian

Wood and red ochre

  • Framed: Overall: 20 1/4 × 3 1/8 × 1/4 inches (51.4 × 7.9 × 0.6 cm)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert B. Silverman

F1986.21

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Circles (plane figures)
  • Geometric motifs
  • Geometric patterns
  • Wood
  • Red ocher (pigment)
  • Sculpture
  • Musical instrument
  • Oval
  • Sacred object
  • Aboriginal
  • Australia

Provenance

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert B. Silverman (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA); 1986-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Aborigine, Australian, Churinga, 20th century, wood and red ochre. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert B. Silverman, F1986.21.