Image: E078208 Boomerang reverse

E078208 Boomerang reverse

E078208 boomerang, wood / textile, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia.

This boomerang is from the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales, Australia. The wooden boomerang has a small central curve and tapers to a point at both ends. Both surfaces of the boomerang are convex or curve outwards. Thread has been wrapped around one end of the boomerang to a repair a split in the wood. The boomerang was collected by Alexander Morrison in the late 19th or early 20th Century. It was acquired by the Australian Museum in 1982.

Emma Furno
© Australian Musuem

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