Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Australian Aboriginal maker
  • boomerang, late 1800s–1968
  • Where object was made: Australia
  • wood, paint, carving
  • Object Length/Width: 45 x 5.5 cm width does not include curvature
    Object Length/Width: 17 11/16 x 2 1/8 in width does not include curvature
  • Gift of James A. Sleeper
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3694

The curved and flattened piece of wood has a red kangaroo at an angle with yellow, black and white details in the x-ray style. There are lines and dots at either end of the boomerang in white, red, black and yellow.