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

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
7675
Item name
Arm ornament 
Category
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
baku’ 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Northern Territory > East Arnhem region > Yirrkala Mission
Map
Collector
Miss Audrey Fielding 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
by Miss Fleming 
Raw material
cane
Dimensions
H: W: 90 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Pair of armbands made from woven cane. Registration number 7675 marked with tag.

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibitions 'Women with Clever Hands past and present' curated by Louise Hamby August 2013. Exhibition label: This type of armband is rarely made today.

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