An image of Liyapuy (feathered string worn on the head)

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(Australia  – )

Liyapuy (feathered string worn on the head)

Other titles:
Body harness (used by women in ceremonial dancing)
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Year
circa 1950s
Media
Sculpture
Medium
fibre string, human hair, feathers, stripped inner-bark fibre, down
Dimensions
266.5 x 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Credit
Purchased 1962
Accession number
IA132.1962