Carved from hardwood, one side of this fine hairpin displays the snake design so sacred in West Australia to the Aboriginal people. Eight concentric circles either side of the central snake, and carved dashes complete the design. The other side is replete with carved dashes. It was collected in the 1940's. Meas: 25.5 x 3.5.
The item "ABORIGINAL FINE OLD CARVED HAIRPIN. WEST AUSTRALIA" is in sale since Friday, October 25, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania". The seller is "minjama" and is located in FLAXTON, Queensland.
This item can be shipped worldwide.