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Meriam Mer people

Waiben [Thursday] Island, Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia born 1959

  • to Cairns to Waiben [Thursday Island] (//1981)

Dhoeri [feathered headdress] 1996 Description: Gold on black [feathered headdress]
Place made: Waiben [Thursday] Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: textiles, ink on cotton and polyester blend hand carved linoblock printed on cotton and polyester blend

Dimensions: 198.4 h x 111.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1997
Accession No: NGA 97.1271