- Registration number
- Item name
- Neck ornament
- Indigenous name
- Associated cultural group
- Australia > Australia > Northern Territory > Roper - McArthur region > Borroloola
- Raw material
- abrus seed (Abrus precatorius); string
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Necklace made of threaded abrus seeds. Registration number 3196 marked with tag.
From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibitions 'Women with Clever Hands past and present' curated by Louise Hamby August 2013. Exhibition label: Abrus seeds are bright red but can be pink or black.
Donated as one of a bundle of necklaces, see also 29526-29529. Items 3001 to 3324 were the Anthropological Society of Queensland Collection which was donated at the foundation of the Anthropology Museum in 1949.
Can you help us identify the person/s who made this?