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Fire Stick Holder

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Object Number:P4382C
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Australia
Queensland
Normanton (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Reed (plant)
Seed
Gum
Length: 22.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number:CG911025-8294 - Found in Collection Number
P4382AC - Old Museum Number
26014 - Dealer's Number
26015 - Dealer's Number

Description

Two tubes of cane lashed together and capped at one end with a ball of gum covered with imbedded red seeds (Abrus precatorius). The tubes are encrusted with black and white pigment. Many seeds have come loose. (set 1A-1C)

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