Ear ornament

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
578
Item name
Ear ornament 
Category
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Torres Strait Islands
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Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1948 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from Australian Board of Missions 
Raw material
palmwood
Dimensions
H: W: L: 236 mm D: Circum: 16 mm

Description

Research notes

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

The Foundation Donation comprises the items from L. P. Winterbotham's personal collection, which were donated to the University of Queensland in 1948 and form the basis of the Anthropology Museum.

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