Summary

This basket was made by Jill Nganjmirra for her grandmother, Esther Manakgu. It is one of the earliest to employ a diamond pattern in the coiling structure. Jill Nganjmirra cites this as the first time she had used this design, which she has continued to make for Injalak Arts and Crafts.

Jill Nganjmirra's main artistic practice is fibre but she is also a painter using Arches paper and bark. The artist cites this as the first time she had used this design, which she has continued to make for Injalak Arts and Crafts. Jill Nganjmirra was Assistant Curator of the exhibition Twined Together: Kunmadj Njalehnjaleken.

Physical Description

Basket, coiled, with horizontal bands in dyed pandanus (purple, orange, grey) and diamond pattern in dyed pandanus (white). The plaited pandanus handle is attached in the middle of the basket on opposite sides.

Local Name

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