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Matilda Nona, Torres Strait, Seashore,
Matilda Nona, Torres Strait, Seashore,

Silel Baab

by Matilda Nona Malujewel

Size: Paper Size: H39cm x L53.5cm, Image Size: H24.5cm, L40.5cm

Medium: Lino Print

Category: Original Artwork

$150.00 (Incl GST)

The term Silel Baad is used for when the tide reaches the beach where the Silel (pee pee shell) are buried in the sand beach.

The marking indicates the Ura (incoming tides) which leaves visible debris and sea grass along the beach.

The outgoing tide is known as Yarus (cut tide) The garfish usually swims in the tides and the high tide is known as Yabagarr.