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pubic cover

pubic cover
Pubic cover. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
 
Summary:
E018260 - 6/3/1910, pubic cover, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia
Item Name:
pubic cover
Label:
A pubic cover made from Melaleuca tree bark, double-folded and held with two stitches at the upper side margins. The waistband is made of plant fibre, inserted between two layers of bark. It was collected by C.M. Lewis in 1836. [lCollection 1910.]
Place:
Mer (Murray Islands)
Region:
Torres Strait
Province/State:
Queensland
Country:
Australia
Collection Area:
Australia
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
06/03/1910
Registration Number:
E018260
Associated Stories:
Phillip Parker King (1791-1856)
Foundation of Anthropology Collections
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Pubic cover. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Pubic cover. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Pubic cover. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Pubic cover. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony