Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Australian Aboriginal maker
  • boomerang, late 1800s–1944
  • Where object was made: South Australia, Australia
  • wood, carving
  • Object Length/Width: 59 x 7 cm width does not include curvature
    Object Length/Width: 23 1/4 x 2 3/4 in width does not include curvature
  • Gift of Karl F. Baldwin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3692

The flattened and curved stick (more rounded angle than is typical for a boomerang) has a hole near one end. It is dark brown and undecorated.