- Registration number
- Item name
- Indigenous name
- Associated cultural group
- Australia > Australia > Queensland > Eastern region > Mackay
- Raw material
- coconut leaf (Cocos nucifera)
- H: 580 mm W: 660 mm L: D: 210 mm Circum:
Large woven coconut leaf basket, two large plaits form the curved base and sides and are tied at the ends forming a stiff handle, long edges formed by split stems. Registration number 26139 marked with tag and pen.
Obtained from open market stall manned by a young boy. Only information available was that it was made by descendants of South Sea Islanders in the region and offered to tourists for sale [ref. catalogue card].