Southwest Queensland Boomerang
Superb Southwest Queensland Boomerang Boulia region for sale
Object type: Boomerang
Locality: Boulia region Southwest Queensland Australia
Length: Tip to tip 62 cm
Western Queensland Aboriginals created delicately engraved boomerangs adorned with geometric designs. this boomerang is probably from the Boulia region. The undulating motifs infilled with fine diagonal lines, according to one nineteenth-century account, among the Pitta-Pitta people are said to resemble the fine surface ripples on a body of water striking the bank and are called nar-pi ming-ka-ra, “riverbank marks.”
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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