Summary

This coiled canoe basket by Georgina Namarnyilk is made of horizontal bands and cross stiches of dyed pandanus. The basket displays wet season pinks and a handle with a plait between coils known as 'kabel karidji dja milebuyika'.

Georgina Namarnyilk often works with pink and orange hues in her coiled works. Some of her works combine different types of coiling.

Physical Description

Canoe basket, coiled, with horizontal bands and cross stich of dyed pandanus (pink, orange and green). It has a rigid handle consisting of single coils emerging from the last coil bundle on each side the rim. These two coil bundles have then been stitched together using plaiting to form a single handle.

Local Name

dedjkuyeng gubunj

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