Summary

Traditionally baskets used to collect wild honey or "sugarbag" were made from pandanus that was tightly woven. The inside is coated with a layer of beeswax or resin and painting the outside contributed significantly to making them leakproof.

Physical Description

A conical twined basket made from pandanus and painted with natural pigments. It has a close weave and coated with beeswax. The multistrand vegetable fibre string handle is attached to the rim at the back of the basket.

Local Name

bulurpurr

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