Bag

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

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
40694
Item name
Bag 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
Wa'i (Kwaio language); gwanagwana (Kwara`ae language) 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Solomon Islands > Malaita Province > Malaita Island > Kwaio
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Collector
Reverend Albert Henry Piper 
Acquisition date
November 27, 2013 
Acquisition method
Donated by Heather Schlusemeyer 
Raw material
Plant fibre, paper mulberry (Broussonetia papyrifera)
Dimensions
H: 610 mm W: 150 mm L: D: 90 mm Circum:

Description

Woven plant fibre bag; rounded base; undyed; approx. 10 lengths of twisted fibre extend from rim.

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition ‘Solomon Islands: Re-enchantment and the Colonial Shadow’, a scholarly project curated by Diana Young in collaboration with research consultants Graham Baines, Annie Ross, Clive Moore and David Akin, August 2016 – June 2017.

Place attributed by David Akin and Reverend Albert Henry Piper.

The woven bag was collected between 1900 - 1910 by the donor's grandfather Reverend Albert Henry Piper the first Seventh Day Adventist missionary from Australasia in Rarotonga. Attributed by Reverend Piper's daughter Clarice as coming from Malaita, Solomon Islands.

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