Food container

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
333
Item name
Food container 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
Kanilpa or Wira 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Western Australia > Western Deserts region > Warburton Ranges
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
Donated by Mr Roy Nash 
Raw material
bloodwood, ochre
Dimensions
H: 130 mm W: 520 mm L: D: 200 mm Circum:

Description

Wood container with two opposite sides curving upward; painted with red ochre.

Research notes

Kanilpa/winnowing dish or wira/digging dish, c. 1940.

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'Strong Women Strong Painting Strong Culture: Indigenous Women’s art of the Central and Western Deserts from the Sims Dickson Collection and from the UQ Anthropology Museum Collection' curated by Deborah Sims and Matt Dickson in conjunction with the UQ Anthropology Museum, 29 August 2014 - January 2015 and 'In the Red; on the vibrancy of things' June 2012 - January 2013.

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