Neck ornament

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
26487
Item name
Neck ornament 
Category
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Cape York region > Aurukun
Map
Collector
Miss Ursula H. McConnel 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
by Miss Ursula H. McConnel 
Dimensions
H: 370 mm W: 25 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

1999 - Alan West (valuer) suggests neckbands 26484 to 26487 are mourning strings.

Research notes

August 1996 - four neckbands [26484 to 26487] tied together along with metal tag with U McConnell's name on it.
Original catalogue record lists collection location as Archer River

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