Throwing stick

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
1415
Item name
Throwing stick 
Category
Throwing
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Western Australia > Kimberley region > Forrest River
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
by Reverend Keith Coaldrake 
Raw material
wood, ochre
Dimensions
H: W: 65 mm L: 700 mm D: Circum:

Description

Throwing stick asymmetrical and fluted on one side; red and white ochre; and single black band.

Research notes

Described as a fighting boomerang traded to the Forrest River area from the Northern Territory, name recorded as gooraburdoo [original catalogue card]

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