Summary

This looped string handbag by Garnbaladj Nabegeyo has horizontal bands of black, white and yellow feathers. The four feathered string handles are attached to the rim on opposite sides og the bag. Feathered bags have a history in Gunbalanya related to certain ceremonies.

Garnbaladj was taught by her mother to make baskets. In addition to working in classical styles and techniques she also experiments with open coiling techniques. She has participated in several String World Festivals, has provided consultation to museums and is a strong advocate of fibre arts.

Physical Description

String handbag, looped, with horizontal bands of coloured feathers (black, white, yellow). The four feathered string handles are attached to the rim on opposite sides of the bag.

Local Name

djerrh kunmud dorrengh

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