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The interlocking key design in aboriginal Australian decorative art / by D. S. Davidson
Bib ID 5581779
Format BookBook
Author
Davidson, Daniel Sutherland, 1900-1952
 
Description [Sydney, Australia : Australasian Medical Publishing Co., 1949?] 
[12 p.] : ill., map ; 25 cm. 
Summary

Techniques, history; the Karadjeri tribe is the only tribe to apply key to pearl shells - traded to Arnhem Land, S.W. Australia, and Central Australia; sketch map of distribution of key design.

Notes

"Reprinted from Mankind, September, 1949, Vol. 4, No. 3, p. 85-98"--cover.

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Art, Primitive -- Australia.  |  Decoration and ornament, Primitive -- Australia.  |  Ethnonology -- Western Australia.  |  Karajarri people (A64) (WA SE51-10)  |  South Australia - Central Australia (SA SG52, SG53)  |  West Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51)  |  Western Australia - Central Australia (WA SE52, SF52, SG52)  |  Northern Territory - Central NT.  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  Pilbara area (WA SF50, SF51, SG50)
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