Bag

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
554
Item name
Bag 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
mindirr 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Northern Territory > Arnhem Land unspecified
Map
Collector
Mr Gordon Sweeney 
Acquisition date
November 01, 1948 
Acquisition method
Donated by Mr Gordon Sweeney 
Raw material
pandanus; ochre
Dimensions
H: 615 mm W: 170 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Twined tubular pandanus basket; string handle; yellow and red ochre. Registration number 554 marked with tag.

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'Women with Clever Hands past and present' curated by Louise Hamby, August 2013. Exhibition label: Past practice included painting ochres on baskets for both everyday and ceremonial use.

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