Summary

Connie Nayinggul's basket is a different version of the old style with its open form, bright colours and handles sewn together at the top but retains the openwork of early baskets. The basket has been coiled with horizontal bands and zigzag stich of dyed pandanus and undyed pandanus. This style of handle joined at the top is is is called berldjinduluburrinj.

Connie Nayinggul has previously worked as a cataloguer for Injalak and as a Park Ranger. When she is not raising her family she occasionally makes coiled baskets, sometimes in a fruit basket style.

Physical Description

Basket, coiled, with horizontal bands and zigzag stich of dyed pandanus (pink, yellow, brown) and undyed pandanus. It has two short rigid coiled handles that emerge from the last coil bundle at the rim on opposite sides that are sewn together at the top.

Local Name

badjkid

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