- Registration number
- Item name
- Food container
- Indigenous name
- Associated cultural group
- Australia > Australia > Northern Territory > East Arnhem region > Milingimbi
- Milingimbi Crafts
- Acquisition date
- January 01, 1981
- Acquisition method
- by Milingimbi Exhibition
- Raw material
- paperbark; string
- H: 130 mm W: 260 mm L: D: 170 mm Circum:
Rectangular paperbark container; handle extends along length of container; string around base and handle. Registration number 24516 marked with tag.
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.
Can you help us identify the person/s who made this?