Food container

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
24516
Item name
Food container 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
mungurr/dila/daniny 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
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
paperbark; string
Dimensions
H: 130 mm W: 260 mm L: D: 170 mm Circum:

Description

Rectangular paperbark container; handle extends along length of container; string around base and handle. Registration number 24516 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: These ephemeral containers are also known as dila.

For carrying and cooking meats and water.

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