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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
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    IA45.1962
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Unknown

    Works in the collection

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Central Arnhem Land

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 3 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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