Dancing feather

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
1651
Item name
Dancing feather 
Category
Magic/Ritual
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Lake Eyre drainage region > Birdsville
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
Exchanged with C. A. Fitzgerald 
Raw material
Galah feathers, aniline dyed wool, plant fibre string
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'In the Red; on the vibrancy of things' June 2012 - January 2013.

In the Red exhibition label: Ceremonial feather string. Possibly from Coopers Creek, Wangkumara people.

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