- Indigenous name
- Associated cultural group
- Australia > Australia > Northern Territory > East Arnhem region > Milingimbi
- Milingimbi Crafts
- Acquisition date
- January 01, 1981
- Acquisition method
- Donated by Alumni Association
- Raw material
- pandanus; dye
- H: 1240 mm W: 670 mm L: D: Circum:
Twined triangular pandanus skirt; long fringe extends from the lower edge; a loop of string extends from the top point; brown, yellow and orange dyed pandanus form curved bands across the skirt. Registration number 24572 marked with tag.
From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibitions 'Women with Clever Hands past and present' curated by Louise Hamby August 2013. Exhibition label: One use of mats and skirts in the past was as a working surface for food preparation.
Traditional pandanus conical mat by Wanobil. Part of a series of 31 items (24549 to 24579) relating to the WAGILAG SISTERS SONG CYCLE [story detailed at 24554]. Items 24520 through 24548 also bought from display. Another item related to the Wagilag Sisters' song cycle is found at 1838.