Bag

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Registration number
24515
Item name
Bag 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
gay'wa 
Maker
Weygingin  
Associated cultural group
Gaykamangu Gupapuyngu  
Place
Australia > Australia > Northern Territory > East Arnhem region > Milingimbi
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Collector
Milingimbi Crafts 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1981 
Acquisition method
by Milingimbi Exhibition 
Raw material
string; dye
Dimensions
H: 640 mm W: 270 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Looped string bag with handle; dyed horizontal bands. Registration number 24515 marked with tag.

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibitions 'Women with Clever Hands past and present' curated by Louise Hamby August 2013. Exhibition label: Many women use their legs as tensioning devices when making bags.

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