Images and descriptions of woven baskets from the University of Queensland Anthropology Museum collection. The baskets are comprised of woven plant fibre, palm leaf and split cane and originate from Australia, Papua New Guinea, Africa and the Pacific (e.g., Solomon Islands). They were primarily used as containers for carrying food or utensils.
Magic/Ritual, Container
Pacific, Asia, Africa, Vanuatu, Tanzania (Tanganyika), Southern Africa unspecified, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia unspecified, Indonesia, India, Fiji, Australia, Unknown, Temotu (Eastern Islands) Province, Southern Africa, South Australia, Queensland, Penama Province, Papua Province, Northern Territory, New South Wales, Morobe Province, Milne Bay Province, Manus Province, Madang Province, Gulf Province, East Sepik Province, Torres Strait Islands, Sumkar District, South east Queensland, South coast and riverine region, Reef Islands, Pentecost Island, P.N.G. unspecified, Northern Rivers, Murray Darling basin region, Mimika, Madang District, Kiriwina Goodenough District, Finschhafen District, Eastern region, Darwin-Daly region, Cape York region, Arnhem Land unspecified, Alotau, Admiralty Islands, Yarrabah Mission, Trobriand Islands, Stradbroke Island, Saibai Island, Myora Mission, Stradbroke Island, Massim, Manus Island, Madang, Lutheran Mission, Kokenau, Kar Kar Island, Forest Vale Station, via Mitchell, Forest Vale Station, Maranoa, Finschhafen, East Alligator River, Daly River, Daintree River, Cullin-La-Ringo, Springsure, Clarence River, Cardwell, Cairns / Cardwell Region, Cairns / Cardwell / Atherton District

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