Three Rare Western Australian Aboriginal Message Sticks 19th century
Three Rare Western Australian Aboriginal Message Sticks 19th century

Three Rare Western Australian Aboriginal Message Sticks 19th century

1800 to 1900 Aboriginal Australia

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Three rare western Australian Aboriginal message sticks all with various incised decoration
19th century

Size : 25.5 cm high , 19.5 cm high and 16 cm high
10 ins high, 8 ins high and 6 ins high
Aboriginal message sticks are not ceremonial but are used as a memory aid on long journeys or as a means of safe conduct through unknown territory. they can also commemorate important events and are sometimes associated with magic, being used by native doctors.
Dimensions
Height 25.50 cm (10.04 inches)
Medium
wood
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