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Head or arm ornament (part of) formed of a ball of gum thickly studded with red and black seeds suspended from a number of vegetable fibre strings. Traces of hair string are attached to the latter. Probably incomplete.
- Production date
- 1900-1912 (circa)
Height: 18 centimetres
Width: 6.70 centimetres
Depth: 6.70 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Possibly part of armlet Oc1939,08.41.
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, 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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