Necklace

Production date
1993
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Seed necklace, painted
Classification
CH classification INDIGENOUS CULTURES Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander neck ornament
History and use
This necklace was made in 1993 by local artist and Wulgurukaba Elder, Virginia Wyles. The necklace features a number of types of seeds, most of which have been painted in different decorations using red, black and white paint.

The Queensland Museum purchased the item from Virginia to be featured in the inaugural Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander exhibition at the Museum of Tropical Queensland (2000-2005).
Registration number
QE11841

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