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

Registration number
22930
Item name
Bag 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
nanthi yibith 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Northern Territory > Darwin-Daly region > Port Keats
Map
Collector
Miss Jeannie Devitt 
Acquisition date
January 17, 1978 
Acquisition method
Purchased from Miss Jeannie Devitt 
Raw material
wool
Dimensions
H: 410 mm W: 40 mm L: D: 30 mm Circum:

Description

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'In the Red; on the vibrancy of things' June 2012 - January 2013.

Biting bag made by song man of the group and held in the mouth while fighting.

Miss Jeannie Devitt purchased this bag from Alis Ambrose Pialamon on behalf of the Museum while working in Port Keats, Northern Territory in 1978.

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