Image: Grass tree doll- E030136 #1

Grass tree doll- E030136 #1

Cone shaped charm or doll, named ‘kamma’, from Keppel Island. It was acquired by the museum in 1905 from Dr Walter Edmund Roth. The doll is made from the butt of a grass tree, ‘Xanthorrhoea’, which has chisel and cut marks over the surface, and is pinkish-brown in colour.

Finton Mahony
© Australian Museum

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