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: 38 x 5 cm width does not include curvature
    Object Length/Width: 14 15/16 x 1 15/16 in width does not include curvature
  • Gift of James A. Sleeper
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3697

The flattened and curved piece of wood has a red kangaroo at the angle, outlined with white with yellow details. There are two human figures in black. There are crossing semi-circular lines at either end in red, white, yellow and black.