Pendant

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
1730
Item name
Pendant 
Category
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Cape York region > Aurukun
Map
Collector
Reverend J. B. McCarthy  
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
Donated by Reverend J. B. McCarthy  
Raw material
metal, ochre
Dimensions
H: 95 mm W: 95 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Round and flat with small holes surrounding a large circular hole in the centre; red ochre.

Research notes

Pendant, c. 1940. This pendant was fashioned from part of an old hurricane lamp.

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'written on the body' curated by Judy Watson and Diana Young, March - August 2014.

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

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