Muriel Nabegeyo's basket has bands of cross coiling and open coiling, creating an interesting textural surface. Its form resembles a bucket; in Gunbalanya bucket baskets are made to relfect the shape of an introduced metal or plastic pail or bucket, the handle on this basket is also an influence from missionary times.

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Basket, coiled, with soild bands of cross-coiling and open-coiling in dyed pandanus (black and yellow). The coiled cross-over pandanus handle is attached, with a coiled button, in the middle of the bag on opposite sides.

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Muriel continues her family tradition in her fibre works. Crossed coiling is a technique she employs in her baskets. She also produces looped pandanus bags.

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