- Registration number
- Item name
- Food container
- Indigenous name
- Kanilpa or Wira
- Associated cultural group
- Australia > Australia > Western Australia > Western Deserts region > Warburton Ranges
- Raw material
- bloodwood, ochre
- H: 130 mm W: 520 mm L: D: 200 mm Circum:
Wood container with two opposite sides curving upward; painted with red ochre.
Kanilpa/winnowing dish or wira/digging dish, c. 1940.
From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'Strong Women Strong Painting Strong Culture: Indigenous Women’s art of the Central and Western Deserts from the Sims Dickson Collection and from the UQ Anthropology Museum Collection' curated by Deborah Sims and Matt Dickson in conjunction with the UQ Anthropology Museum, 29 August 2014 - January 2015 and 'In the Red; on the vibrancy of things' June 2012 - January 2013.