Head ornament made of turtle-shell, iron wire, cloth, vegetable fibre, cord.
- Width: 20.3 centimetres
- Height: 24.5 centimetres
Christy collection registration slip descriptio, written in 1870?:
From Mt. Ernest, or Mulgrave Ids, Torres Strait
Ornament for the head - a hood shaped plate of tortoiseshell, engraved on the convex face, & having a grill iron wire, round the rim.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
- Oc1870C1.6927 (old CDMS no.)
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Object reference number: EOC3810
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