Earrings

Production date
1992
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Earrings made from seed pods, with beads threaded onto hooks. The seed pods are painted in neutral tones.
Classification
CH classification INDIGENOUS CULTURES Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ear ornament
History and use
These earrings, featuring painted seed pods, were made in 1992 by local artist and Wulgurukaba Elder, Virginia Wyles.

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
QE11844

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