Earrings

Production date
1992
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Hand painted earrings, depicting a city-scape in the colours of the Aboriginal flag.
Classification
CH classification INDIGENOUS CULTURES Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ear ornament
Maker
Production date
1992
History and use
These hand-painted earrings were made in 1992 by local artist and Wulgurukaba Elder, Virginia Wyles. The earrings are made from seed pods, and painted to depict a city-scape in the colours of the Aboriginal flag.

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
QE11842

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