Journals Of Expeditions Of Discovery Into Central Australia And Overland From Adelaide To King George's Sound In The Years 1840-1: Sent By The Colonists Of South Australia By Eyre, Edward John
- Page 910 of 914 - First - Home
Tufts Of Feathers Stained Red, Worn Round The Neck.
Tufts of feathers stained red, with two kangaroo teeth to each tuft,
also worn round the neck.
A piece of bone worn through the septum nasi.
11. Tufts of feathers worn round the neck, one is black, the other
12. Tufts of feathers stained red, with four kangaroo teeth in a bunch,
worn round the neck.
13. Necklace of reeds cut in short lengths.
14. Band for forehead, feathers and swan's-down.
15. Man-ga - band for forehead, a coil of string made of opossum fur.
16. Mona - net cap to confine the hair of young men of opossum fur.
17. Korno - widow's mourning cap made of carbonate of lime, moulded to the
head, weight 8 1/2lbs.
18. Dog's-tail, worn as an appendage to the beard, which is gathered
together and tied in a pigtail.
PLATE II. - WEAPONS.
1. Spear barbed on both sides, of hard wood, 10 1/2 feet long, used in war
2. Similar to the last but only barbed on one side, used for same
3. Kar-ku-ru - smooth spear of hard wood, 10 1/2 feet, used for
punishments, as described page 222, also for general purposes.
4. Short, smooth, hard wood spear, 7 1/2 feet long, used to spear fish in
5. Reed spear with barbed hard wood point, used for war with the throwing
stick - the way of holding it, and position of the hand are shewn.
Enter page number
Page 910 of 914
Words from 253453 to 253708