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Pubic Ornament

Pendant

Object Number:31-33-38
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Australia
Western Australia
Manilya Station
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Pearl Shell
Pigment
Technique:Incised
Length: 15 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from A. E. West, 1931
Other Number:588 - Other Number

Description

Oval piece of pearl shell with meander designs filled with red pigment (ochre). Perforated for hair belt (not present).

Bibliography:

[Article] Davidson, Daniel S. 1949. "The Interlocking Key Design in Aboriginal Australian Decorative Art". Mankind. pg. pp. 85-98 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 1d, p. 87View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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