This saucepan basket has been coiled in a pie design, which is equally divided with a solid coiled centre. The pie slice design has been described as dadjdadjkeng, for which the literal translation is 'cut, cut up'.

Physical Description

Saucepan basket, coiled, with vertical panels of dyed pandanus (brown, green and white). It has two short rigid coiled handles that emerge from the last coil bundle at the rim on opposite sides.

Local Name



Noeline Nayilibidj works at Mamadawerre and her preferred technique is coiling; she produces bold geometric designs in her work.

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