Summary

A sample of fibre, two ply string and the looping technique used for string bags. Aboriginal women at Peppimenarti, previously known as Daly River, used merrepen made from the leaves of the Sand Palm (Livistonia humilis) for making string used in making bags.

Physical Description

A sample of fibre, two ply string and the looping technique used in making string bags. The fibre is made from the Sand Palm, Livistonia humilis.

Local Name

merrepan

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