Clinton Kemp | Murra Wirrie, Wood Carving, 2020
Murrawirrie is a fighting and hunting tool used by the people of the Lake Eyre region S.A. Murrawirrie translates in Dieri as two handed club, but is classed as a Kirra (boomerang).
Fifteen different native Australian woods were used to make this boomerang.
From left to right:
Box Gum (NSW), Huon Pine (TAS), Beef (QLD), Redgum (NSW), Nielia (SA), Mulga (NSW), Mallee Brown (NSW), Jarrah (WA), Mallee Red (NSW), Gidgee (NSW), Leopard (NSW), Bloodwood (QLD), Beef (NSW), Pine (VIC), Black Oak (NSW).