- Museum number
Waist belt of bark, ornamented in white and yellow pigment, including image of a steamboat with flag flying at stern.
- Production date
- 19thC (before 1885)
Height: 9.50 centimetres
Width: 24.30 centimetres
Depth: 22 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Registration slip description, writtten in 1885?:
Waist belt formed of a strip of dull red bark, 3 ¾ in. wide, the end ornamented with painting in white and yellow, part of the decoration being a steamboat with flag flying at the stern.
Cat. No. 640. Port Darwin or N.W. Coast
Stylistically relates more to Darwin and Alligator Rivers area.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- 5 December 1885
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1885C2.2459 (old CDMS no.)