Summary

This decorative coiled basket by Betty Namarnyilk has been made with three horizontal bands of dyed pandanus and features a zigzag openwork coil of purple dyed pandanus. The loop around the swivle button allows for movement in the handle.

Betty Namarnyilk's baskets often incorporate open structural zig zag forms within the coiling. Her work is featured in Object #45, 2004.

Physical Description

Basket, coiled, with three horizontal bands of dyed pandanus (purple, yellow and brown) and zigzag openwork coils of dyed pandanus (purple). The swivle, button coiled pandanus handle is attached on opposite sides.

Local Name

badjkid

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