Pubic tassel

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Registration number
24197
Item name
Pubic tassel 
Category
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Maude Jowrth  
Associated cultural group
Lardil 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Gulf region > Mornington Island
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
September 01, 1975 
Acquisition method
by Lardil Artists 
Raw material
Wool
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Research notes

Worn for dancing. Note in Peter Lauer's handwriting states made of cotton wool as not possum fur available, and refers to manufacturing being recorded on video tape, presumably 25301 to 25305.

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