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Medium
feathers, sea bird and cassowary feathers, pearl shell, cane, natural twine and pigments, bone, cowrie shell (fam. Cypraeidae), shells, clam shells, seed pod
Measurements
(1) 64.0 × 39.8 cm (variable) (Auhgudauwal dhoeri (Tribal headdress))
(2) 76.6 × 45.6 cm (variable) (Mura gubaul dhoeri (Winds headdress))
(3) 77.0 × 49.0 cm (variable) (Koewbuw dhoeri (War and ceremonial headdress))
(4) 74.7 × 50.3 cm (variable) (Gau ar baui dhoeri (Wind and wave headdress))
(5) 76.2 × 48.0 cm (variable) (Baywa minaral dhoeri (Waterspout spiritual headdress))
(6) 70.9 × 52.9 cm (variable) (Ariew baiib minaral dhoeri (Rain cloud headdress))
(7) 82.1 × 47.5 cm (variable) (Mura bauwau dhoeri (Wave headdress))
Place/s of Execution
Badu Island, Queensland
Accession Number
2014.661.1-7
Department
Indigenous Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2014
Gallery location
Not on display

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