Bag

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
555
Item name
Bag 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > South east Queensland > Stradbroke Island
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1947 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from Mrs D. Cameron 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

String bag approx. 400mm high x 270mm wide. There are 3 diagonal stripes on one side, and 4 stripes on the other - running to opposite corners. No shoulder strap.

Research notes

Woven with ungaire / yunggaire reeds [identified by Sonja Carmichael]

Part of Brisbane auctioneer Mr John Samuel Cameron's (died ca 1917) collection which was sold after his widow's death. Bought by Dr Winterbotham and C A Fitzgerald at auction. The Foundation Donation comprises the items from L. P. Winterbotham's personal collection, which were donated to the University of Queensland in 1948 and form the basis of the Anthropology Museum.

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