Bag

Registration number
1996
Item name
Bag 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
Wik-Mungkan 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Cape York region > Aurukun
Map
Collector
Miss Ursula H. McConnel 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
Donated by Miss Ursula H. McConnel 
Raw material
sedge, plant fibre
Dimensions
H: 485 mm W: 275 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Conical sedge string bag with twisted plant fibre handle.

Research notes

Waangk yoompan / bag made before 1927.

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'written on the body' curated by Judy Watson and Diana Young, March - August 2014.

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