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Mourning neck ornament made of pliant wood. The ends are brought together and tied with string and brown gum. The junction of the pendant is set with red and black seeds.
- Production date
- 1900-1912 (circa)
Height: 3 centimetres
Width: 11 centimetres
Depth: 19.90 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Collected by H P Rogers, ornithologist, before 1914, in Australia.
Melville Island, Northern Territory.
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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