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Waru Kakurr Dhibadhib (Turtle egg Chest Plate)

by LAURIE NONA

Size: Paper Size: H39cm x L27cm, Image size: H29.5cm x L20cm

Category: Prints

$660.00 (Incl GST)

This image is one of a full-moon shaped Waru Kakurr Dhibadhib.

A Turtle Egg Pendant made of pearl shell, portraying its been used over time and handed down. These were worn by young Warriors and Dancers and Chiefs, men who had gone through initiation would wear a Dhibadhib reflecting there rank.

Laurie Nona 2018