Image: E077006 Boomerang detail

E077006 Boomerang detail

E077006 boomerang, wood, North-Western New South Wales, Western-Central Queensland, Australia.

This boomerang is from North-Western New South Wales, Western Queensland area of Australia. The wooden boomerang has a small central curve and tapers to a point at either end. One surface of the boomerang is flat while the other surface is convex or curves outwards. A design has been carved into the curved surface of the boomerang.The design features a cross hatched panel in the centre with a repeated wavy line design along either edge of the boomerang.The boomerang was collected by Alexander Morrison in the late 19th or early 20th Century. It was acquired by the Australian Museum in 1979.

Emma Furno
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