Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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waist ornament
  • unknown Australian Aboriginal maker
  • waist ornament, late 1800s–1944
  • Where object was made: Northern Territory, Australia
  • human hair, pigment, feathers
  • Object Length: 54.5 cm
    Object Length: 21 7/16 in
  • Gift of Karl F. Baldwin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3948

The bundle of hairstring has some red pigment rubbed on it. There are a small number of small red feathers.