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Head-ornament of plaited cane covered with gum decorated with bands of pigment. The string pendant ends in a ball of gum studded with abrus seeds.
- Production date
- 1900-1912 (circa)
Height: 0.80 centimetres
Width: 31 centimetres
Depth: 27.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Head ornament of plaited cane covered with gum. The string pendant ends in a ball of gum.
Collected by H P Rogers, ornithologist, before 1914, in Australia.
Rogers visited Melville Island August 1911 - September 1912 while collecting for ornithologist G. Mathews.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Register reads, for collection Oc1939,08: Collected by H P Rogers, ornithologist, before 1914, i in Australia.However inspection of the original correspondence from Mathews reveals that this should be J P Rogers, who was Mathews' ornithological collector in Northern Australia.
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