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Arm Ring

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Object Number:55-17-74
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tiwi
Provenience: Australia
Northern Australia
Melville Island
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Pandanus
Wool
Feather
Outside Diameter:9 cm
Credit Line:National Geographic / University Museum Expedition; Jane C. Goodale, 1955

Description

Pandanus rings heavily paitned with white and red paint. (Red stripe). Wool and cord strings; white feathers. "Pamagini" Worn on elbows as part of funeral (Pukamani) costume. (One of a set: 55-17-73/55-17-75)

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