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Riji and Jakuli : Kimberley pearl shell in Aboriginal Australia / Kim Akerman with John Stanton

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Riji and Jakuli : Kimberley pearl shell in Aboriginal Australia / Kim Akerman with John Stanton
Title
Riji and Jakuli : Kimberley pearl shell in Aboriginal Australia / Kim Akerman with John Stanton
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Summary
Detailed study of the uses of pearl shell in Aboriginal culture; sources of shell, material types, manufacturing and engraving tools and techniques; function - personal adornment, magic and sorcery, ritual; use in exchange - distribution modes and exchange routes; description and meaning of motifs - geometric (meander, zigzag, interlocking key) and figurative (traditional and nontraditional); historical developments in the 20th century; utensils - shell; portable art; arts - change; arts - crafts; arts - techniques; ornaments; ritual objects - other; trade and gift exchange
Series statement
Monograph series / Northern Territory Museum of Arts and Sciences:no. 4
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Riji and Jakuli : Kimberley pearl shell in Aboriginal Australia / Kim Akerman with John Stanton
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Publication
Note
Bibliography; p. 65-67; Cover title; Riji and Jakoli
Control code
M0014103
Extent
xii, 73 p., 29 p. of plates; ill. (some col.), maps
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780724528424
Issn
0814-0030
Stock number
10681b
System control number
0011940
Label
Riji and Jakuli : Kimberley pearl shell in Aboriginal Australia / Kim Akerman with John Stanton
Publication
Note
Bibliography; p. 65-67; Cover title; Riji and Jakoli
Control code
M0014103
Extent
xii, 73 p., 29 p. of plates; ill. (some col.), maps
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780724528424
Issn
0814-0030
Stock number
10681b
System control number
0011940

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