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Bent bark armband from Melville or Bathurst Island

1985.0075.0343

Bent bark armband from Melville or Bathurst Island

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Bent bark armband, forming a circle and flange with 3 prongs bound with split cane and hair string. Pigmented designs on circular part. Worn at initiation.

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