Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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hair ornament
  • unknown Australian Aboriginal maker
  • hair ornament, late 1800s–1944
  • Where object was made: Australia
  • bone, emu feathers, gum resin
  • Object Length/Diameter: 20 x 16 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 7 7/8 x 6 1/4 in
  • Gift of Karl F. Baldwin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3951

The cluster of white feathers is held to a bone pick with black resin.