Summary

This coiled bowl by Selina Nadjowh features an open coiling edging with close coiled detail work in the side and base. Kunwinjku women make baskets and bowls that resemble household items and the round bowl-like forms without handles is a very popular form. These are known by the Kunwinjku term 'djurduhdjurdu' that translates as 'amputated' due to the form having an absence of a handles or 'arms'.

Physical Description

Saucepan basket, coiled, with horizontal bands of dyed pandanus (purple, grey, green and orange) and undyed pandanus with open coil edging and close coiled detail work in the side and base.

Local Name

djurduhdjurdu

Significance

Selina Nadjowh produces fine line patterning in close coiled bowl forms.

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