Summary

This twined dry season basket by Clara Nganjmirra has been made using undyed and dyed pandanus. Its conical shape is one that predates missionary times, and its form is one that was often determined by function.

Clara Nganjmirra makes conical twined baskets in open twining, such as this.

Physical Description

Conical basket, twined, with horizontal bands of dyed (brown, yellow, orange) and undyed pandanus. The plaited pandanus handle is attached on opposite sides.

Local Name

bulbbe

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