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Pitta-Pitta Aboriginal Boomerang

Superb Pitta-Pitta Aboriginal Boomerang Boulia region for sale

Object type: Boomerang

Locality: Boulia region Southwest Queensland Australia

Artist: Unknown Pitta-Pitta artist

Circa: 1900

Length: Tip to tip 63 cm


Pitta-pitta aboriginals from Southwestern Queensland  created delicately engraved boomerangs adorned with geometric designs. this boomerang is probably from the Boulia region. 

The narrow lozenge-shaped motifs that comprise the central lines are known as ma-li ming-ka-ra, “fishnet marks,” and reportedly evoke the form of large fishnets folded up for travel.

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