Arm ornament

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
20111
Item name
Arm ornament 
Category
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
Wella 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Western Australia > Western Deserts region > Sturt Creek
Map
Collector
Miss Margaret West 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1975 
Acquisition method
Museum field work by Miss Margaret West 
Raw material
Plant fibre string; ochre; nylon thread
Dimensions
H: W: L: 100 mm D: Circum:

Description

Research notes

Woman's dancing string.

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'In the Red; on the vibrancy of things' June 2012 - January 2013.
In the Red exhibition label: Ochred strings used for dance, 1970s.

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