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Title

Banumbirr (morning star)

circa 1950s


Artist

Unknown

Australia


Details


Other Title

Message stick (Invitation to Morning Star ceremony)


Place where the work was made

Central Arnhem Land Northern Territory Australia


Date

circa 1950s


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

natural pigments on wood, vegetable fibre string, feathers


Dimensions

68.8 x 2.0 x 2.0 cm


Credit

Purchased 1962


Accession number

IA45.1962


Artist information

Unknown

Works in the collection

595


Place

Where the work was made
Central Arnhem Land

Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


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