- Museum number
Necklace of feathers (rainbow lorikeet?), strung on fibre string.
- Production date
- 19thc (before 1896)
Height: 27 centimetres
Width: 23.10 centimetres
Depth: 2.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Registration slip description, written in 1896?:
Necklace of red, green, & variegated red & blue, & red and green feathers bound on fine string. Neighbourhood of Broome, Kimberley.
Although the register entry indicates origin as being from around Broome, feathered strings like this are commonly found in north-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1972-1982 23 Jun-28 Feb, London, BM, Museum of Mankind, The Aborigines of Australia
2015 23 Apr-2 Aug, London, BM, G35, Indigenous Australia: enduring civilisation
2015-2016 27 Nov-28 Mar, Canberra, National Museum of Australia, Encounters
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1896C3.1052 (old CDMS no.)