Summary

This coiled bucket basket has been made with horizontal bands of dyed and undyed pandanus. The handle has been made with two different techniques joined together, with plaiting used in between two coils which is known as 'kaberl karidji dja milebuyika'.

Physical Description

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

Local Name

badjkid

Significance

The work of Mary Naborlhborlh often involves open coiled baskets which feature handles plaited in the centre, such as this.

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