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arm ornament
Arm ornament. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
 
Summary:
E017324 - 31/10/1907, arm ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia
Item Name:
arm ornament
Label:
(One of) a pair of arm ornaments made of plaited pandanus leaf. Red cotton is sewn on the outside and pendants of red and blue cotton and red beads are also attached. It is said to be worn for dancing. It was collected for the Museum in 1907 by C. Hedley and A.R. McCulloch on Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait.
Keywords:
dance
Place:
Mer (Murray Islands)
Region:
Torres Strait
Province/State:
Queensland
Country:
Australia
Collection Area:
Australia
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
31/10/1907
Registration Number:
E017324
Associated Stories:
The Hedley and McCulloch Collection: Torres Strait 1907
Australian Museum Expedition to Torres Strait in 1907: Rationale
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Arm ornament. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Arm ornament. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Arm ornament. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Arm ornament. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Arm ornament. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony