Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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boomerang
  • Australian Aboriginal peoples
  • boomerang, late 1800s–1944
  • Where object was made: Australia
  • wood, pigment, carving
  • Object Length/Width: 70 x 5.5 cm width does not include curvature
    Object Length/Width: 27 1/2 x 2 1/8 in width does not include curvature
  • Gift of Karl F. Baldwin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3690
Description

The flattened stick has a curvature toward one end, which is more rounded. It was rubbed with red pigment. One surface is more rounded, and has parallel lines along the length.