- Registration number
- Item name
- Pubic tassel
- Indigenous name
- Associated cultural group
- Australia > Australia > Northern Territory > East Arnhem region > Milingimbi
- Reverend Arthur Ellemor
- Acquisition date
- November 01, 1949
- Acquisition method
- Foundation Donation from Reverend Arthur Ellemor
- Raw material
- possum fur; string
- H: W: L: D: Circum:
Spun possum fur pubic cover. Registration number 1141 marked with tag.
From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'Women with Clever Hands past and present' curated by Louise Hamby, August 2013. Exhibition label: String would hold this pubic cover in place for its male wearer.
The Foundation Donation comprises the items from L. P. Winterbotham's personal collection, which were donated to the University of Queensland in 1948 and form the basis of the Anthropology Museum.
Can you help us identify the person/s who made this?