Chief's ornament (ear), child's ear-ring made of wood.
- Found/Acquired: Badu (?)
- (Oceania,Australia,Queensland,Torres Strait Islands,Badu)
See Christy Correspondence - queries and notes on this collection:
'Earrings, Mulgrave Id.
How worn? Through the lobe of the ear, in children the object being to split the lobe entirely. The specimens were in the ears of two children when purchased.'
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
- Oc1870C1.6914 (old CDMS no.)
Object reference number: EOC3796