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

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
556
Item name
Bag 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
mindirr 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
Dalabon & Mara tribes 
Place
Australia > Australia > Northern Territory > Roper - McArthur region > Roper River
Map
Collector
Mr Gordon Sweeney 
Acquisition date
November 01, 1948 
Acquisition method
Donated by Mr Gordon Sweeney 
Raw material
sedge grass
Dimensions
H: 665 mm W: 200 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Twined tubular sedge grass basket; string handle; basket height without handle 390 mm. Registration number 556 marked with tag.

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'Women with Clever Hands past and present' curated by Louise Hamby. Exhibition label: Sedge baskets were sometimes used for soaking cycad nuts in water.

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