This unhandled bucket basket has been coiled and employs horizontal bands of strong colour. The colours used come from a wet season palette and the intensity of the colours is determined by the amount of dyestuff and the amount of raw material placed in the dye bath. As all materials used to produce colours are derived from natural sources, seasonal variation of plant growth affects the availability of dyes. Coiling is the preferred technique of the artist of this basket.

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Basket, coiled, with horizontal bands and interchanged colours in dyed pandanus (yellow, white and brown) and undyed pandanus. The basket has no handles.

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