Ceremonial hand pad, made of compacted feathers, b

Made:
1890-1920 in Australia

Ceremonial hand pad, made of compacted feathers, blood and hair, string used by Kurdaitcha, Australian, 1890-1920, for tourists possibly

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A301077
Materials:
blood, feathers, emu, hair, human
type:
human remains
taxonomy:
  • human remains
credit:
Wellcome Trust
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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