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© Mavis Galikali Warrngilna Ganambarr/Licenced by Viscopy, 2017

Feathered headband

Date: c 2005
Dimensions:
20 x 220 mm (8.65 in)
Medium: Plant fibres, feathers, cotton
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Object Copyright: © Mavis Galikali Warrngilna Ganambarr
Classification:Ceremonial artefact
Object Name: Headband
Object No: 00040546

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    Description
    Armbands and headbands are important to ceremonial activity throughout Indigenous Australia. This headband was used in ceremonial dance and is made from parrot feathers intricately woven and sewn together.

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