This bucket basket has been coiled and looped with horizontal bands of dyed and undyed pandanus. In Gunbalanya bucket baskets are made to relfect the shape of an introduced metal or plastic pail or bucket, the handle on this basket is also an influence from missionary times. It is a coiled swivel handle and is attached to the basket on opposing sides. Amy Namarnyilk produces bucket forms with movable handles, often combining looping and coiling in the same work.

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Bucket basket, looped and coiled, with horizontal bands of dyed pandanus (orange, brown and pink) and undyed pandanus. The swivel coiled pandanus handle is attached on opposite sides.

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