Necklace featuring the Elsey station cattle brand ‘HTT’

Amy DirngaygAbout 1930

National Museum of Australia

National Museum of Australia

Glass beaded ornament with knotted string ties at each end. Made from tiny, red and clear coloured glass beads, the armband is strung together on exceptionally fine lengths of plaited string. It has a 2-string, looped clear glass bead attachment hanging from the edges in the middle. Overall, the beads have been threaded together to form a single border of red beads at each end of the armband with two larger diamond shapes made from red beads on each side. The following letters have been picked out in red beads in the middle of the ornament: "HTT"

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  • Title: Necklace featuring the Elsey station cattle brand ‘HTT’
  • Creator: Amy Dirngayg
  • Date: About 1930
  • Location: Elsey Station, Northern Territory, Australia
  • External Link: National Museum of Australia website
  • Dimensions: L 570mm x 135mm x 3mm
  • Credit: Donated by Margaret Voller
  • Collection: Harold and Doris Giles collection National Museum of Australia