Open oblong basket
Humanities Info Card | Updated 3 years ago
Registration Number: A26898
Location: Yirrkala, N.T. Australia
Stitch Type: Twining and coiling layers
Collection Date: 1952
Description: An open, oblong shaped, single handle basket featuring purple and orange vegetable dyes. Made from pandanus palm.Curator Story
An interesting basket as the weaver has mixed twining and coiling stitches. It is unusual for coiling to be found in centre of a design unless the entire basket is coiled, In most cases, coils are used only for a base or rim.