Summary

This canoe basket by Dobie Wurrkidj has been coiled, with a combination of solid and open coiling of dyed and undyed pandanus, which gives the basket its interesting texture. The coiled pandanus handle is attached in the middle of the basket on opposite sides.

Dobie Wurrkidj uses the coiling technique extensively in her baskets. Her work is represented in the collections of the South Australian Museum and Museum Victoria.

Physical Description

Canoe casket, coiled, with a combination of solid and open coiling of dyed pandanus (yellow and brown) and undyed. The coiled pandanus handle is attached in the middle of the basket on opposite sides.

Local Name

dedjkuyeng gubunj

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