- Museum number
Head ornament, hood-shaped, of turtle-shell, iron wire, cloth, vegetable fibre, cord. Engraved on the convex face and having a frill iron wire around the rim.
- Production date
- 1870 (before)
Height: 18 centimetres
Width: 20 centimetres
Depth: 11 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- 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.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Pres by A W Franks NOv 9 1870 (Kennett Coll.).
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1870C1.6927 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: Oc1870C1109.282