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: Western Australia, Australia
  • kangaroo fur
  • Object Length: 52 cm
    Object Length: 20 1/2 in
  • Gift of Karl F. Baldwin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3946

The bundle of string is made from twisted kangaroo fur. It is light brown.