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Aboriginal Ornament selected from the International Exhibition London 1862 for Henry Christy

19th Century

Louisa Leila Waterhouse Hawkins

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Title

Aboriginal Ornament selected from the International Exhibition London 1862 for Henry Christy

Date

19th Century

Description

Drawing; pl. 29; a belt or sash about one hundred and thirty-five centimetres long, made from a coarse vegatable fibre, the original colour of which appears to have been yellow, the pattern consists of stripes and triangles in black on a red background. Western Africa.
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Location

Western Africa

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