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Collection

Unknown

(Australia  – )

Title
Message stick (Invitation to Morning Star ceremony)
Place of origin
Central Arnhem LandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Year
circa 1950s
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
wood, vegetable fibre string, feathers, wax, red, yellow, white painted decoration
Dimensions

81.9 h x 2.5 diam. approx.

Credit
Purchased 1962
Accession number
IA46.1962
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Hetti Perkins and Ken Watson, A material thing - objects from the collection, Sydney, 1999, 3.

Exhibition history (1)

A material thing - Objects from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 31 Aug 1998–09 Feb 1999