Summary

This loosely handwoven handbag by Margaret Djogiba has been constructed with horizontal bands of dyed orange and purple string.

Margaret is one of the foremost fibre artists in western Arnhem Land and her signature style is the creation of the earliest known classic forms of twined conical baskets made from pandanus. She is also well known for her twined mats that, like the conical baskets, incorporates an element of three-stranded twining. Margaret was one of the few artists to participate in the Twined Together workshops held at Museum Victoria and was commissioned to produce work for the touring exhibition, Re-Coil.

Physical Description

Handbag, looped, with horizontal bands of dyed string (orange and purple). The multistranded handle is attached to the rim on opposite sides of the bag and its first section is wrapped with string.

Local Name

djerrh

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