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Title

Bowman's wooden wristguard


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Other Title

Armband


Cultural origin

Chuave people


Date

collected 1966


Media category

Arms & armour


Materials used

carved wood, incised designs, traces of blue, red, yellow and white pigments


Dimensions

10.0 x 8.5 x 6.7 cm :

0 - Whole; 10.3 cm; length of armband

0 - Whole; 8.5 cm; diameter at widest point

0 - Whole; 6.7 cm; diameter at narrowest point


Credit

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

522.1979



Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Truus Daalder, Ethnic jewellery and adornment: Australia, Oceania, Asia, Africa, Adelaide, 2009, 60, 73, 110. For similar example collected by Colin Simpson in 1953 see colour illustration on page 110 and description on page 73.